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Theodore Buhler House

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c. 1890. 200 W. Stayton Ave.

In a city of distinctive houses, the two-story house of Theodore Buhler, an Alsatian immigrant and officer of the Brownson and Sibley Bank, is one of the most outstanding. The organizational format of the Buhler House can be seen on other local houses: the tiered, L-plan, double gallery facing south and east and framed at either end by front-gabled two-story bays. It is the florid Queen Anne decoration—carried out in scrolled and tapered gallery posts, graceful brackets, layered railings, and a splendid Palladian window on the west end bay facing Stayton—that gives the Buhler House its exuberance. Subtropical vegetation enshrouding the house and the sense of unpainted dereliction contribute to its charisma.

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Gerald Moorhead et al.
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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Theodore Buhler House", [Victoria, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/TX-01-VI25.

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Cover: Buildings of Texas

Buildings of Texas, Gerald Moorhead and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013, 484-484.

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