Connecticut State Building
The Connecticut building is a type of the Connecticut residence. It has a ground area of 72 by 73 feet, including the piazza, and is two stories high. The exterior is weather-boarded and painted white. The main entrance is off a square porch, covered by the projecting pediment, which is supported by heavy columns.
The interior is finished in colonial style, with tiled floors, paneled walls and Dutch mantels. On the first floor is a reception hall, 21 by 48 feet, with a light-well in the center. In the rear of the hall is a stairway with a landing half way up. Flanking the hall are parlors for men and women. The second floor is divided up into living rooms, and was occupied by the executive World’s Fair officer of Connecticut and his family during the Fair. Architect, Warren R. Briggs, oi Bridgeport; contractors, Tracy Bros., of Waterbury; cost, $112,000.