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Mann House

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c. 1890. c. 1910, porch addition. 518 32nd St.
  • Mann House

This impressive example of Queen Anne architecture was pictured in early promotional literature for Woodland Heights. Unfortunately, the economic depression of the 1890s put a stop to lavish architectural essays such as this. The design was probably taken from a pattern book such as those by George Barber. Constructed of wood with a corner tower, it displays a variety of ornamental details including halftimbering, scroll-sawn brackets, and turned spindle posts. The side bay with the secondfloor loggia combines both Queen Anne and the earlier Eastlake motifs.

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Author: 
Richard Guy Wilson et al.
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Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Mann House", [Richmond, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-01-RI356.2.

Print Source

Buildings of Virginia: Tidewater and Piedmont, Richard Guy Wilson and contributors. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002, 288-288.

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