Heublein Tower

Talcott Mountain State Park, Simsbury, Connecticut

Steel and concrete tower atop Talcott Mountain.

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Heublein Tower

Photo taken by Chester Gehman October, 1982

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Description 

Built in 1914, the Heublein Tower served as Gilbert Heublein's summer home and retreat. It stands 165 ft. tall and is 1,000 feet above the Farmington River Valley, atop Talcott Mountain.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 30, 1983
Reference number
83001260
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Middle & East European I
Areas of significance
Industry; Architecture
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction; B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Hotel; Single dwelling
Current function
Park
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1925-1949
Significant year
1915
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 3
Contributing structures: 4
Contributing sites: 1

Update Log 

  • October 17, 2017: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett
  • April 12, 2015: Updated by Chester Gehman: Added description; photos

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