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c. 1870. 450 Broadway

Although somewhat altered, this middle-class residence gives a nice sense of a prevalent type of late Victorian gable stickwork which has been too rarely preserved. The eaves of the gabling project deeply on simple prop brackets, with board-and-batten ornamentation of the attic. In the apex of the front gable is a fan of strutwork and, in the same location on the side, a pierced screen. The propped and cross-braced elements forming the porch combine structure and ornamentation in a most straightforward manner.

Writing Credits

William H. Jordy et al.


What's Nearby


William H. Jordy et al., "House", [Newport, Rhode Island], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Rhode Island, William H. Jordy, with Ronald J. Onorato and William McKenzie Woodward. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004, 516-516.

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