Frank Thornburg and his cousin David established this trolley suburb on some 200 acres of their ancestor's 400-acre farm. The houses range in style from Queen Anne to Colonial Revival, Shingle Style, Spanish Mission, and Arts and Crafts. The last two styles were introduced after Thornburg's visit to California in 1905. Another cousin, architect Samuel McClarren, designed most of the suburb's houses, including Frank Thornburg's Shingle Style house at 1132 Lehigh Road in 1907. Other highlights are the Cobblestone House in Shingle Style with cobblestone garnish (c. 1905; 1137 Cornell Avenue), and a Colonial Revival mansion with a two-story Ionic portico (c. 1906, C. E. Willoughby; 1080 Stanford Road).
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