Most interesting among the houses in this area may be this Queen Anne house, with its patterned shingling of the second story over clapboarding below, its porch wrapped around a conical tower, and its projecting stair bay, which features a stained glass window at the half-story landing. It is more formal, more classical, and compositionally more subdued than its counterparts on Carrington Avenue ( WO9, WO10). George Baker, a manufacturer of ladies' and children's cotton “ribbed” underwear, by 1900 celebrated his mounting prosperity by moving his family to a bigger house on Prospect Street.
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George H. Baker House
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