Archive for the ‘Architectural Style’ Category

Andrews-Bailey-Knox House (1840)

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 Posted in Glastonbury, Greek Revival, Houses | No Comments »

2163 Main

The Andrews-Bailey-Knox House is a Greek Revival house built in 1840 at 2163 Main Street in Glastonbury. It was once the home of Virginia Knox (1909-2002) who worked for the Connecticut State Library for 32 years, retiring in 1966.

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Linderme & Zurcher Building (1944)

Monday, August 22nd, 2016 Posted in Colonial Revival, Commercial Buildings, Middletown | No Comments »

423 Main St., Middletown

The Colonial Revival building at 423 Main Street in Middletown was built in 1944 for Linderme & Zurcher, a furniture and appliance store.

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St. Michael Church, Beacon Falls (1942)

Sunday, August 21st, 2016 Posted in Beacon Falls, Churches, Gothic | No Comments »

St Michael Church

St. Michael Catholic Church in Beacon Falls began in 1885 as a mission of St. Augustine Church in Seymour and became a parish in 1924. The first St. Michael’s Church in Beacon Falls, erected at the corner of Church and Main Streets, was dedicated on March 11, 1900. The property was sold to the state of Connecticut for highway construction and the cornerstone of the current church was blessed on October 12, 1941. The church’s first Mass was celebrated on on June 26, 1942. The interior remained unfinished for many years due to wartime austerity, but the completed church was eventually dedicated on June 24, 1956.

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Neubauer Building (1896)

Saturday, August 20th, 2016 Posted in Bristol, Commercial Buildings, Romanesque Revival | No Comments »

248 Main

At 248 Main Street, corner of High Street, in Bristol is a three story brick commercial building built c. 1896 with remodeled first-floor storefronts. It is called the Neubauer Building and was possibly built by George W. Neubauer, a German immigrant who established himself in Bristol as a wood clock case carver before expanding into many other business ventures.

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John B. Chapman House (1820)

Friday, August 19th, 2016 Posted in East Windsor, Federal Style, Houses | No Comments »

115 Bridge St., Warehouse Point

Originally from Tolland, John B. Chapman (1799-1849) settled at Warehouse Point in East Windsor where he kept a store and later a lumber yard. He also served as postmaster. He built the brick Federal-style house at 115 Bridge Street in East Windsor c. 1820 (or 1848). He went to California during the Gold Rush and died at sea.

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James M. Clark House (1851)

Thursday, August 18th, 2016 Posted in Chester, Greek Revival, Houses | No Comments »

26 Liberty Street, Chester

James M. Clark built the house at 26 Liberty Street in Chester within a few years of acquiring the land from Richard Ely in 1851. In the late 1850s, Clark ran a nearby cork screw and gimlet factory. In 1882 he left the house to the Congregational Society of Chester, whose trustees sold it in 1894.

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Nathaniel Loomis House (1718)

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 Posted in Bolton, Colonial, Houses | No Comments »

Loomis Homestead

One of the original settlers of the Town of Bolton was Ensign Nathaniel W. Loomis, who built the house at 261 Hebron Road in Bolton c. 1718. Loomis’ original lot was 100 acres. The property later became Fernwood Farm, where Morgan horses have been raised since 1963.

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