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Aetna Life Insurance Company Building

Identifikation

Aetna Life Insurance Company Building
Charter Oak Life Insurance Company Building
266422

Karte

Struktur allgemein

Hochhaus
abgerissen [zerstört]
Biegesteifer Rahmen
Verbundbauweise
Granit
Kahle Struktur
Mauerwerk
Neo-Renaissance

Nutzung

Gewerbl. Büroflächen

Fakten

  • Originally six stories tall, this building was built by the Charter Oak Life Insurance Company.
  • It was used by Charter Oak from its completion in 1870 until the company's bankruptcy in 1886.
  • It was purchased by Aetna Life Insurance that same year.
  • Extensive renovations were carried out in 1913 by architect Donn Barber, including removal of the mansard roof and a height increse to nine stories.
  • The original building was rebuilt instead of demolished in order to minimize disruption to the company's operations.
  • The addition was supported by a steel frame run through the building to the foundation.
  • The original building was constructed of a combination of steel and masonry, imitating the technique used by Kendall & Gilman in the Equitable Building in New York.

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Ort

646-658 Main Street
650 Main Street
06103
Hartford
Connecticut
U.S.A.

Technische Daten

150,00 ft
150,00 ft
9
1869
1870
1913
1964
5

Beteiligte Firmen

Bryant & Rogers

1913

Donn Barber
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