A two-story Prairie box, the Blythe-Rule house is beautifully realized and wonderfully sited. Griffin provided ground-pressing piers at each of the first-floor corners of the block; above these on the second floor there is a bank of corner casement windows that help to create a contrasting light feeling on the second floor. The roof extends far out over the second floor and is composed of a flat section around the perimeter and a low-pitched section in the center which terminates in the low, massive chimney block.
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