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Harris House

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c. 1910. 102 Taylor St. (northwest corner of S. Division St.) (NR)

The Palladian window in the front dormer distinguishes this two-and-one-half-story buff brick four-square. A low hipped roof, compass-point dormers, wide eaves, large windows with sandstone lintels, and a wrapping porch dominate the exterior, creating a horizontal feel, despite the house's height and traditional massing. A matching carriage house reflects the strong, symmetrical geometry of the house. The original owner, W. C. Harris, was a prominent rancher who opened one of the county's first feedlots in 1906 and pioneered the use of agricultural byproducts to feed live-stock.

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Author: 
Thomas J. Noel
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Thomas J. Noel, "Harris House", [Sterling, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/CO-01-LO09.

Print Source

Buildings of Colorado, Thomas J. Noel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 258-258.

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