Octagon Houses

A fad of the 19th century, most octagon houses were built in New England, New York and the Midwest, Leff says of these unusual and most uncommon dwellings. Probably fewer than 20 remain in Connecticut, including homes in Portland, Guilford and Danbury (pictured).

( David K. Leff / August 9, 2012 )

A fad of the 19th century, most octagon houses were built in New England, New York and the Midwest, Leff says of these unusual and most uncommon dwellings. Probably fewer than 20 remain in Connecticut, including homes in Portland, Guilford and Danbury (pictured).

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