Stone's picturesque manorial-style house for Virgil Keith, an officer of his family-owned hardware business, is notable for its use of clinker brick to enhance the textural contrast between the expanses of brick-surfaced wall and the stucco-faced, gabled entrance bay. The blocks of Long Avenue (named for Keith's grandfather, a pioneer Beaumont lumberman) between 10th and 7th streets display their high status within the grid of the Park Addition with sidewalks paved in brick laid in a herringbone pattern.
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Virgil Keith House
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