The symmetrical, five-bay, eave-to-the-street house with neoclassical wooden dentils was originally Federal in style. It is constructed of limestone quarried on Kelley Island, transported by barge to Monroe, and laid evenly in blocks on the south and east facades and in rubble on the north and west. The house acquired its front porch and its east and west additions, all on concrete-block foundations, in the 1930s.
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