This carpenter's interpretation of Greek Revival is a one-story, wood-frame, clapboard-sheathed house with a balustraded, low-pitched roof topped by a square central belvedere (probably added in 1851). A four-columned, Doric porch with a balustrade shelters the central entrance, which is flanked by sidelights and surmounted by a segmental-arched transom. The house is an elegant example of the one-story Greek Revival house with a one-room attic that is distinctive in southern Michigan. This house and the Increase S. Hamilton House (1840) at 402 W. Chicago Boulevard were built by twin brothers Elijah and Elisha Anderson.
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Elijah Anderson House
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