My Neighborhood Is Asylum Hill

A walk down the avenues and streets that make up Asylum Hill


Town and County Club, 22 Woodland Street
Regency, 31 Woodland Street
Immanuel Congregational Church, 370 Farmington Avenue
Mark Twain House, 351 Farmington Avenue
Katherine Day House, 341 Farmington Avenue
Harriet Beecher Stowe House, 77 Forest Street
Saint Francis Hospital, 1000 Asylum Avenue & 114 Woodland Street
Grace Lutheran Church, 46 Woodland Street
Niles Street Community Garden, 17 Niles Street
Jones-Plimpton House, 115 Sigourney Street
Dunn-Waterman Building, 117 Sigourney Street
Comet Diner, 267 Farmington Avenue
279 Farmington Avenue
285 Farmington Avenue
293 Farmington Avenue

Tour Details

The in-person tour is never the same: Frank changes the tour every time he runs it. The starting point is usually set at the start of the summer series, and the tour goes as far as it can in 45 minutes. Frank loves questions, so feel free to throw them at him any chance you get.

Tour Guide

Frank Hagaman is the retired executive director of Hartford Preservation Alliance, a committed historic preservationist, and an experienced not-for-profit housing developer. He's currently on his second go-round in Hartford, having lived in Frog Hollow in the 1980s before moving to Indianapolis. He returned to Hartford in the 2010s and moved into Asylum Hill, which he continues to call home.