Most house are boxy. Some are round. Then there are those with, count 'em, eight sides. Here are seven examples.
The Armour-Stiner Octagon House was built in the early 1860s and was saved from demolition by preservationist architect Joseph Pell Lombardi, who bought it for $75,000 back in 1978. With the dome and colonnades, it's modeled after classic Roman temples.
By Mina Hochberg
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