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William H. Cooper House

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1860, Avery Frink. Lake Ave. at Locust St.
  • (William E. Fischer, Jr.)
  • (William E. Fischer, Jr.)

Frink's Italianate design for William Cooper emphasizes the classical proportions of the central block with its paired cornice consoles and a bracketed veranda sweeping around the street fronts. Peaked window hoods contribute to the facade's texture. William Cooper studied law under local judge William Jessup but entered banking as a career.

Writing Credits

George E. Thomas


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George E. Thomas, "William H. Cooper House", [Montrose, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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, 543-543.

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