This is one of the landmark small houses of Galveston. With the simplest of means—a curved-cornered double gallery with arcuated lintels and circular baluster panels, and a semicircular “thermal” window (so-called because adapted from the thermae, the monumental public bath houses of Imperial Rome)—Tyndall impressed this narrow, raised house with lilting rhythms that seem especially characteristic of Galveston's late-nineteenth-century domestic architecture.
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William S. Conness House
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