The castellated Gothic Revival house executed in concrete block at the northern edge of town must have seemed strange to the people of Frankfort. A crenellated rounded corner tower and crenellated front parapet applied to a flat-roofed box make it a modest example of the style. Gothic Revival houses are unusual in Michigan. A larger wooden residential example is found in the A. J. Waters House (c. 1900) at 201 Duncan in Manchester; a high-style stone example is the Ethelbert Crofton and Charles Fox House, known as the Castle (1884–1886, William G. Robinson), at 455 Cherry Street SE, in Grand Rapids.
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Kristin E. Acre House
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