In contrast to the mostly Federal and Greek Revival houses on Main Street, this Gothic Revival house is notable for its recessed three-bay entrance porch with triangular-arched openings, a steeply pitched gable with a sawn bargeboard, polygonal projecting bays, and a wealth of decoratively sawn woodwork. Derived from A. J. Bicknell's Victorian Buildings (1878), the house was built for a local banker, who was also a German Reformed minister and superintendent of county schools. Across the street, the two-story frame Gothic Revival Kyle-Roche House (1880; 111 W. College) features a three-story entrance tower topped by gables on each elevation, a wraparound porch, pointed-arched windows, and elaborate wooden decoration.
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J. S. Loose House
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