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Bloomsburg Regional Technology Center (Edward B. Tustin House)

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Edward B. Tustin House
1906, B. W. Jury. 240 S. Market St.

This Classical Revival house, Bloomsburg's most extravagant from the early twentieth century, was built by entrepreneur Edward B. Tustin. The house is constructed of yellowish ironspot brick with characteristic dark spots with limestone details, and has an Ionic portico and a roof of imported German tiles. The Georgian Revival staircase on the interior is believed to have been purchased at the St. Louis Exposition of 1904. A roller rink and indoor swimming pool were added before Tustin declared bankruptcy in 1911.

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George E. Thomas
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George E. Thomas, "Bloomsburg Regional Technology Center (Edward B. Tustin House)", [Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/PA-02-CO9.

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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