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Octagon House

Phoebe Atwood Taylor

Octagon House

by Phoebe Atwood Taylor

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Published by Diploma Press in London, UK .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction in English.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Phoebe Atwood Taylor.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination296p. ;
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21459908M
    ISBN 100860150100

    The garage is two and one-half blocks west of the Octagon House and on north side of Union Street. Bus: See stichtingdoel.com for scheduled trips to Union and Gough bus stop. Guided Group Tours. Private tours can be arranged by completing this Group Tour Request Form. Please note: Octagon House is small and may accommodate only 20 guests at one time. The Armour-Stiner (Octagon) House is one of the most visually unique homes in the world. It is the only known residence constructed in the eight-sided, domed colonnaded shape of a classic Roman stichtingdoel.com Octagon House was originally built in the s following the publication of The Octagon House, a Home for All by Orson Squire Fowler, a.

    Loren Andrus, with the help of his brother-in-law David Stewart, and using Fowler’s book, A Home For All as a guide, began building his Octagon House in Most of the material for construction of the home was acquired from his surrounding farmland. Known as the house of eights, the Octagon House was completed in The Octagon interprets bands of wear streaking the tops of the banisters in the service stair as the result of running a rope with a bucket over the rail to lift water, coal, or other unwieldy items up the multiple flights. A movement diagram illustrates the Octagon House in section and shows the rope and bucket at the basement level.

    In his book ''The Octagon House, a Home for All,'' published in , Fowler wrote how this style was more efficient in space, energy, and cost. Our Mission is to preserve the only known Queen Ann Style Octagonal house with a gabled roof. This landmark has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and the Zimmerman Bury Octagon House Association continues to share it with the public as a living museum of the middle class Victorian way of life.


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National Register of Historic Places (NRHP). The earliest and most notable octagon house in the Americas was Thomas Jefferson's Built in When The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America in California saved the Octagon House from destruction inalmost nothing was known about the early history of this eight-sided wooden residence.

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Lack of invention is never Taylor’s problem: too 4/5. In 19th century America, octagonal houses were a popular mode of construction following the publication of a book, The Octagon House, A Home for All, by Orson Squire Fowler, a phrenologist, sexologist and amateur architect.

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The Octagon. Museum of the Architects Foundation The Octagon is open to the public as a house museum, Thursday through Saturday, and serves as a venue for exhibits and events that educate and inspire the public on the value architects and architecture bring to culture and community.

The architectural fad swept through the U.S. and Canada, spurred by the book by Orson Fowler, The Octagon House: A Home for All, which touted the supposed practical benefits of eight sides.

Jul 14,  · McElroy Octagon House A Museum of Decorative Arts from the American Colonial and Federal Periods After several attempts to arrange my trips to the San Francisco area to coincide with the limited schedule of the McElroy Octagon House, I finally was able to visit this wonderful 4/4(18).

Dec 28,  · The Octagon Museum was built between by John Tayloe at the suggestion of George Washington. Inthe house was offered to President Madison as temporary quarters after the White House was burned in the War of /4(33).

This is a reprint of the book: A Home for All, or The Gravel Wall and Octagon Mode of Building. The style was quite popular in the early to mid s. The book consists chiefly of various arguments including both aesthetic and practical, for the superiority of the octagon over any other style of house.5/5(1).

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The closest metro stations are Farragut West (Blue, Orange, and Silver lines) and Farragut North (Red line). The Octagon is a minute walk south of both stations.

Metered street parking is available surrounding The Octagon.Octagon House is a private home - no touching of walls, finishes, furniture & objects. Please lock large bags and backpacks in your car. While touring, please do not linger - stay with the group to hear the highly informative talk about each room.

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