Conservation Work & Houses

The Octagon

The Octagon

Mt. Washington Maryland

Preparation of a Historic Structure Report for The Octagon in the suburbs of Baltimore, Maryland.

The Octagon was designed in an Italianate Style by Thomas Dixon, Architect in the octagonal shape advocated by Orson Squire Fowler in his book, “The Octagon House, A Home For All”. It was built in 1855 and used first as the Mount Washington Female College and subsequently as Mount Saint Agnes Academy.

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