Symmetrical porches and dormers flanking a central, protruding bay enhance this modest frame duplex. Details such as the clapboard first level, decorative shingles, and bracketed second-story bay window in the central bay are typical of the many Manitou Springs houses built by Angus, Archibald, and James Gillis. A planing mill they built in 1888 supplied lumber and decorative trim for their many projects. This house is said to be a reproduction of their family home in Nova Scotia.
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