Domestic architects in the decades of the 1870s and 1880s delighted in enriching whatever they might touch. Here the visitor comes across a one and-a-half-story brick cottage, modest in size but rich in form and detail. The cottage seems to have started out as an exercise in the Eastlake style which centered attention on a tower with a low-pitched gable roof. Then, the designer of the cottage obviously felt the need to update the image and introduce features of the Queen Anne, which he beautifully expressed in the pavilion with conical roof which is an extension of the front porch. Though the porch is now devoid of its columns and ornamentation, the rest of the house makes up for this lack.
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