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M. P. Patton House

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1938, Forrest A. Gildersleeve. 3801 Stonewall Rd.

Striving for historical accuracy, Gildersleeve familiarized himself with the architecture of Colonial Williamsburg and created this Colonial Revival design. The symmetrical two-stage hipped-roof main building is at right angles to the one-and-a-half-story connected dependency. The chimneys, the nine-over-nine windows, the pedimented door with a surround of fluted Ionic pilasters, and the dormers reveal attention to correctness and add to the authenticity of the design. The red brick walls are laid in Flemish bond.

Writing Credits

Kathryn Bishop Eckert


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Kathryn Bishop Eckert, "M. P. Patton House", [Jackson, Michigan], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of Michigan

Buildings of Michigan, Kathryn Bishop Eckert. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012, 184-184.

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