Brown, Elizabeth Mills.
New Haven A Guide to Architecture and Urban Design
. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1976. Excellent comprehensive source for historical and architectural information from every period and style.
Osterweis, Rollin G.
Three Centuries of New Haven, 1638-1938
. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1953. Everything you ever wanted to know and more . . . the author’s style and organization makes this book easy to read.
A Field Guide to American Architecture
. New York: New American Library, 1980. Description of building materials and many illustrations are included.
Shumway, Floyd and Hegel, Richard ed. New Haven,
An Illustrated History
, New Haven Architecture, Weidersheim, William A. Windsor Publications, 1981. This chapter is a good short course in New Haven architecture. Photographs included.