Gustave Wollenberg House
- Historic/Common Name:
- 180 Garden Street
- Farmington »
- Notes on Establishment:
- Established in accordance with the CGS section 7-147.
- Historic Designation:
- LHP, LHD, SR, NRHD
- Property Authority:
- Farmington Historic District Commission
- Nature of Authority:
- Eligible for Historic Home tax credits:
- General description:
This is a cross-gable shingle style home, originally built for Farmington's miller, Gustave Wollenberg in 1898. The house with wood shingle siding and asphalt shingle roofing is a lovely example of this style.
- Significance of the property:
The property is significant because of its beautiful architecture and anchoring location at the edge of the historic district. It is a remarkable and authentic example of its style. The building is also associated with Wollenberg family and the Winchell Smith Gristmill.
- Relationship with the Surroundings:
The 1714 sqft building is sited in a 0.52 acres plot on the west side of Garden Street. The property is located in a pre-dominantly residential area with the cemetery towards its further north.
- Historic Use:
- Present Use:
- Architectural Style:
- Cross-Gable/ Queen Anne
- 19th Century
- Fallo Karen & Elissa
 District information retrieved from the town website http://www.farmington-ct.org/.
 Preliminary Study Committee Report, Farmington Historic District Commission, 2003, SHPO Library, Hartford.
Assessors information and Parcel IDs retrieved from the website http://www.farmington-ct.org/landrecords/search.php.
Maps and GIS information retrieved from the website http://www.crcog.org/gissearch/Default.aspx.
Map of the historic property retrieved from the online GIS mapView photo
- Date of Compilation:
- Manjusha Patnaik, CT Trust for Historic Preservation