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N. C. James House

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c. 1890, Milton Bean. 110 N. Main St.

Like his other houses on the square ( BU35), this wildly asymmetrical gray stone house shows Bean's awareness of Wilson Eyre Jr.'s flamboyant early works before the Philadelphian turned toward more aesthetic control in the 1890s. The houses give a sense of the concentration of wealth in the downtown in the years before the decentralization made possible by the automobile.

Writing Credits

George E. Thomas


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George E. Thomas, "N. C. James House", [Doylestown, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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