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Himes House Bed and Breakfast
A broad porch infills the corner of this picturesquely conceived house, built for Alexander W. Himes and his wife Sarah Ellen Reed. Its upper levels offer a riotous display of York architect John Dempwolf's architectural repertoire with varied shingle textures in the multiple gables vying for attention with the Willis Hale–like two-sided oriel of the third-floor gable. Interior finishes in natural woods are hallmarks of the spread of the urban sophistication to the countryside.
The restored Himes Residence is now a bed and breakfast.
"A.W. Himes Residence." The J.A. Dempwolf Architectural Drawings Collection at the York County History Center (Pennsylvania).
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