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Reuben C. Winslow House

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1860–1868. 200 Pine St.

Built for attorney, mine operator, and railroad promoter Reuben C. Winslow, the house was begun before the Civil War and finished afterward. The two-and-one-half-story brick house has a square, three-story central tower. The convex roofs of the tower and the awning over the second-story window lend an East Asian air, especially when combined with the bracketed eaves, the visual equivalent of fringe. Heavy drip molds outline the windows, and a tall entablature lines the cornice. The wooden porch has more elaborately carved ornamentation than the usual stock porch trim.

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Lu Donnelly et al.
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Lu Donnelly et al., "Reuben C. Winslow House", [Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/PA-01-JE12.

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, 468-468.

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