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Ida Long Keith House

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1931, Fred C. Stone. 2400 Long Ave.

For Virgil Keith's mother, Ida Long Keith, Stone produced an engaging one- and two-story, stucco-surfaced, tile-roofed Mediterranean-type house. The entrance is stationed in a timber-framed tower diagonally rotated to face the street corner and capped by a weather vane. Exterior draperies framing the second-story balcony are an inspired touch.

Across the street at number 2425 is the imposing J. Alex Marshall House of 1931 by Live-say and Wiedemann. In the next block at 2370 Long Avenue is the steel-framed, limestone-faced Spanish Mediterranean house of Samuel D. Park Jr. of 1931.

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Gerald Moorhead et al.
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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Ida Long Keith House", [Beaumont, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/TX-01-BM18.

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