Gustave Wollenberg House

Aerial view of Gustave Wollenberg House; Source- Bing
Historic/Common Name:
None
Address:
180 Garden Street
Town:
Farmington »
Year:
1898
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:
Regulatory
Eligible for Historic Home tax credits:
Yes
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.

Features:
Building
Historic Use:
Residential
Present Use:
Residential
Architectural Style:
Cross-Gable/ Queen Anne
Era:
19th Century
Ownership:
Private
Owner:
Fallo Karen & Elissa
Sources:

[1] District information retrieved from the town website http://www.farmington-ct.org/.
[2] 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:

Map of the historic property retrieved from the online GIS map

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Date of Compilation:
12/31/11
Compiler:
Manjusha Patnaik, CT Trust for Historic Preservation