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Candace Allen House

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1819, John Holden Greene. c. 1860. 1996, interior restoration. 12 Benevolent St.

The Candace Allen House, in the Federal style and similar in form to Greene's Beckwith and Cooke houses, but with detached stable, has unusual triple-hung sash on the first story and recently restored roof balustrades. Inside (not open to the public) the first-floor double parlors, each with its fireplace, are little altered, and the stair hall retains a Venetian glass chandelier and encaustic tile floor from the 1860 remodeling executed for Candace's brother Crawford, who inherited the house upon her death.

 

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William H. Jordy et al.
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William H. Jordy et al., "Candace Allen House", [Providence, Rhode Island], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/RI-01-PR90.

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Buildings of Rhode Island, William H. Jordy, with Ronald J. Onorato and William McKenzie Woodward. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004, 87-87.

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