Migeon Avenue Historic District

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Migeon Avenue Historic District
MigeonAveHD PeaseHouse 514.jpg
Pease House, in 2010
Migeon Avenue Historic District is located in Connecticut
Migeon Avenue Historic District
Location Roughly along Migeon Ave. and parts of Forest St., Torrington, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°48′30″N 73°7′46″W / 41.80833°N 73.12944°W / 41.80833; -73.12944Coordinates: 41°48′30″N 73°7′46″W / 41.80833°N 73.12944°W / 41.80833; -73.12944
Area 13 acres (5.3 ha)
Architect Olmsted, Frederick Law, Jr.
Architectural style Shingle Style, Colonial Revival
Governing body State
NRHP Reference # 02000913[1]
Added to NRHP September 6, 2002

The Migeon Avenue Historic District is a historic district in Torrington, Connecticut that was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.[1] It is located on the central portion of Migeon Avenue, and consists of nine historic houses built between 1890 and 1920 for some of Torrington's leading businessmen. The most porminent property is Laurelhurst, a Shingle Style architecture house built by Achille Migeon, which stands on an estate with landscaping by Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr.[2]

Laurelhurst, from the side, in 2010
Travis House

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Kate Ohno, with Carol Clapp and Cheryl Barb (March 2001). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Migeon Avenue Historic District". National Park Service.  and Accompanying 10 photos, exterior and interior, from 2000 and other