A marginal amount of open greenery at the sides, together with a narrow planting area at the front, helps to convey the impression that this is a public building. The local architect H. E. Reimer provided a more or less Georgian image; the building is sheathed in stone on the first floor, with brick above. A center pavilion is pulled away slightly from the rest of the building, and this is surmounted by a gable. Two pairs of closely grouped columns support the entablature over the entrance. The five windows on the street facade are all three-unit Chicago windows; the three on the second floor are grandly encompassed within decorated stone frames.
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