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c. 1898, attrib. George F. Barber. 1228 3rd Ave. S.E.

Several variations of this design were published in George F. Barber's pattern books, as well as in his magazine, American Homes. This is a remarkable composition with an irregularly contoured central fireplace and chimney mass, off which projects a brick arched entrance porch on one side, and on the other side a wonderful bulbous bay tower. Note such delights as the oval “Colonial” window plunging through the brick chimney, and the “witch's hat” roof topping the bay tower.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "House", [Cedar Rapids, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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