The Osler house unites some Craftsman detailing with an essential Prairie box. The walls of the lower section of the house (up to the second-floor window sills) are covered in shingles; above, the walls are stucco, which is carried out onto the boxed roof eaves. To the left on ground level is an entrance and a porte-cochère. The roof of the entrance porch is a simple extension of one side of the gable roof over the porte-cochère. Supporting this entry roof is a pair of dramatic curved brackets. There is a rectilinear pattern of mullions within each casement window. Although the solar collector panels on the roof may be practical, they certainly have added little aesthetically to the house.
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Lewood T. Osier House
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