Impressively situated in a parklike setting, the Joy house brings together a variety of late nineteenth-century architectural images. The format of this stone, brick, stucco, and wood dwelling is picturesque Queen Anne—there is an extensive veranda, a varied, steeply pitched roofscape, and an assertive three-story corner bay tower. But the detailing goes off in two directions. The half-timbering apparent in the principal front gable is more “correct” Tudor Revival than Queen Anne, while other details, such as the columns and entablature, are Colonial Revival.
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