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Patrick Byrne House

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1912, Purcell, Feick and Elmslie. 120 W. Ave. A
  • (Photograph by Steve C. Martens)
  • (Photograph by R. H. L. M. Ramsay)

One of the district’s premier Prairie Style houses was built for Patrick E. Byrne, who served as a private secretary to governor John Burke from 1907 to 1913. The house, situated high on its site, is composed of dark brick for the ground level and stucco on the upper level. A broadly overhanging gabled roof extends the massing horizontally. Large bands of casement windows emphasize the openness of the house. This house embodies the Prairie School inclinations of George Grant Elmslie.

Writing Credits

Steve C. Martens and Ronald H. L. M. Ramsay


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Steve C. Martens and Ronald H. L. M. Ramsay, "Patrick Byrne House", [Bismarck, North Dakota], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of North Dakota

Buildings of North Dakota, Steve C. Martens and Ronald H. L. M. Ramsay. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2015, 196-196.

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