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Fort McIntosh Club (Riley Taylor House)

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Riley Taylor House
c. 1862. 374 College Ave.
  • (Photograph by Matthew Aungst)

The Fort McIntosh Club was originally the home of Dr. Riley T. Taylor, president of Beaver Female College, which was across the street. The white-painted brick Italianate house features paired elongated windows, central gables with deep eaves supported by paired brackets, and a cupola. At the southeast corner of this nearly square house is a windowed sun porch with shingling above. A classically inspired one-bay porch on the facade shelters double doors topped by a segmental-arched transom. Since 1926, the house has been used as a private club for retired men.

Writing Credits

Lu Donnelly et al.


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Lu Donnelly et al., "Fort McIntosh Club (Riley Taylor House)", [Beaver, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of PA vol 1

Buildings of Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania, Lu Donnelly, H. David Brumble IV, and Franklin Toker. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2010, 136-136.

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