Octagon House (aka Watson-Steiger-Loomis House) - Westfield, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 07.299 W 072° 45.325
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Quick Description: The Historic Loomis-Steiger Octagon House (aka the Watson-Steiger-Loomis House) is in downtown Westfield, MA.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 6/15/2011 8:11:17 AM
Waymark Code: WMBQYP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
The Historic Loomis-Steiger Octagon House (aka the Watson-Steiger-Loomis House) is located at 28 King Street, Westfield, MA just north of the Westfield Municipal Building (City Hall). This historic structure was once owned by Albert Steiger, founder of the now defunct Steiger's Department Stores, once the premier shopping destination in western New England. It was build in 1858 and placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982. It is currently in use as a private residence.
Street address:
28 King Street
Westfield, MA United States

County / Borough / Parish: Hampden

Year listed: 1982

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering

Periods of significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874

Historic function: Domestic

Current function: Domestic

Privately owned?: yes

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 1: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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