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False-Fronted House

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1925; 1980s. 1340 Quebec St.

The owner of this tiny cinderblock and stucco cottage stuck a fanciful Italianate frame face on the outer edge of the front porch. An elaborately bracketed cornice and trim dress the false front rising above the humble house to which it is connected by glass side walls under a gable roof.

Writing Credits

Thomas J. Noel


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Thomas J. Noel, "False-Fronted House", [Denver, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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