Built in the latter part of his career as Woonsocket's premier architect, Walter Fontaine's own residence confirms his interest in understated stylistic elements (here nominally Neo-Tudor), his understanding of brick, and his skill in designing picturesque compositions. A two-story bay window locked into the entrance shelter is the fulcrum for a symmetrical vertical composition of openings under a tightly contained gable to the right and horizontal asymmetry under a skewed gable to the left, with one slope making a long slide over a glazed porch or garden room.
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Walter F. Fontaine House
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