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Gunter-Housenick House

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c. 1925. 450 S. Market St.

Though certainly not by Frank Lloyd Wright, he is surely the inspiration for this unusual Prairie Style house. The geometric massing and earth-toned coloring of Bloomsburg Silk Mills operator William F. Gunter's house stands aloof from its fancy Victorian neighbors on the same street. One such is the c. 1890 Queen Anne house at 414 S. Market Street built for T. L. “Monument Man” Gunton, owner of the Marble and Granite Works.

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Author: 
George E. Thomas
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George E. Thomas, "Gunter-Housenick House", [Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/PA-02-CO13.

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of PA vol 2

Buildings of Pennsylvania: Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania, George E. Thomas, with Patricia Likos Ricci, Richard J. Webster, Lawrence M. Newman, Robert Janosov, and Bruce Thomas. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012, 499-499.

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