Down the street from William Young's urban villa ( UN11), Joseph Boob demonstrated that he could meet the standard set by Lewis Palmer. The mansion he built for lawyer J. Philip Cronmiller combined an Italianate two-story polygonal bay with a wide bracketed cornice, prominent quoins, Palladian windows, and a raised Tuscan portico into a harmonious massive whole. Boob died before it was completed and the house was finished by his son, Charles.
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J. Philip Cronmiller House
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