Bridgeport has often been called a “City of Neighborhoods.” There are commonly used designations for the various areas of Bridgeport, each neighborhood historically attracting immigrants from a variety of ethnic groups. What has become the city of Bridgeport is the mixing of citizens who moved here from all over the world.
For generations, residents have divided the city into pockets of neighborhoods. These neighborhoods are commonly known by the following names. Through history residents have strongly identified with the neighborhood they live in.
Please identify the neighborhood you are interested in and click on the CATEGORY; I.E. Neighborhood: Black Rock; Neighborhood:East End, etc.
We hope the histories written here will help to identify the who,what, why and where of Bridgeport neighborhoods.