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2 edition of Octagon buildings of New York State. found in the catalog.

Octagon buildings of New York State.

New York State Historical Association.

Octagon buildings of New York State.

by New York State Historical Association.

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Published in n.p .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State)
    • Subjects:
    • Architecture -- New York (State)

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[Compiled from the listing given in 1951 to the New York State Historical Association by S.R. Leonard, Sr.
      ContributionsLeonard, Stephen R.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA730.N4 N4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[22] p.
      Number of Pages22
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6208879M
      LC Control Number56032286
      OCLC/WorldCa7077326

      Octagon Building is a 7-story low-rise building in New York City, New York, U.S.A.. View a detailed profile of the structure including further data and descriptions in the Emporis database.   The trend of octagonal houses was a brief yet distinctive movement in American architecture in the s. The style was revolutionized by a man named Orion Fowler, who authored the book "The Octagon House: A Home For All, or A New, Cheap, Convenient, and Superior Mode of Building" in

      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 Octagon House was originally built in the s following the publication of The Octagon House, a Home for All by Orson Squire Fowler, a.   Depending on location, Glenwood buildings offer playrooms, pools, and gyms which cater to the busy New York family. Downtown rush, Midtown entertainment, or Upper Manhattan family environment take your pick, and Glenwood’s various portfolio of .

      Did you know? ~ Octagon-shaped buildings were popular from in America. The first-ever recorded octagon (or 8-sided) house is documented in New York State in Mr. Orson Squire Fuller authored a book about octagon houses in titled “A Home for All”.4/5(1). Dutch settlers in New York brought the octagon form with them from Holland, and the earliest documented use of the form was an octagonal Dutch trading post built in Although it was chiefly used for church buildings, nearly 20 houses were built between and .


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Meet the New York State Parks Interpreter Who Cooks to Uncover the Past. spurred by the book by Orson Fowler, The Octagon House: octagon buildings are a rare enough find to be novel. Built inthis stone and stucco octagon house beautifully represents the quirky octagon fad that swept New York State in the midth century.

At the peak of the movement, there were. The Yale-Cady Octagon House was one of surviving octagon buildings identified in a New York State survey in the 's cited in Carl Carmer's article, "Fowler was Right, or, Notes from the Heart of an Octagon Dweller," published in The Proceedings fo the New York State Historical Association.

It is also one of a much smaller sub-group. Marlboro's Dubois-Sarles octagon house a classic testament to design. Marlboro's Dubois-Sarles octagon house is one of only 15 eight-sided buildings left standing in New York state.

These buildings could be found in more than twenty states and Canada with the largest numbers being in New York State.

The Dutch settlers that came to New York were familiar with this type of structure, having seen many octagonal churches in use in Holland. Subsequently, several small octagonal churches were built in New York and New Jersey in.

One of New York City’s greatest landmarks, the Octagon was designed by Alexander Jackson Davis in as the centerpiece of the New York Pauper Lunatic Asylum on Blackwell’s Island, subsequently called Welfare Island and known now as Roosevelt Island.

It. Octagon schoolhouse. Considered the only 2-story octagonal school ever built in New York State, this lovely clapboard structure was located on Mulberry St just off Main. It had 2 floors for the grades plus a basement. Initially there was no electricity or inside plumbing.

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Beginnings In The Octagon opened as a beautifully designed island retreat by Alexander Jackson Davis, the era’s most influential architect, known for his lavish.

The Octagon is distinctive in both its exterior and its interior: the outside being an octagonal central tower leading into a dome and the inside a staircase winding concentrically toward the top.

Inthe New York Lunatic Asylum which featured the Octagon Tower was built with granite mined from the island.Octagon houses were a unique house style briefly popular in the s in the United States and are characterised by an octagonal (eight-sided) plan, and often feature a flat roof and a veranda all round.

Their unusual shape and appearance, quite different from the ornate pitched-roof houses typical of the period, can generally be traced to the influence of one man, amateur.A reported octagon house built by a Col.

Woodruff of cement in the s is a regular rectangular house with 4 edges of a much smaller dimension. Although NY State lists it as an octagon house. Its located at Park St.

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