This house built for mining industrialist George H. Esser is Norton's finest example of Beaux-Arts Classicism. The large, cream-colored brick dwelling with a red tile, hipped roof is noted for its monumental Corinthian portico and central front Palladian-like dormer. Beneath a balcony supported by heavy scroll brackets that is set within the portico, the double-door entrance is framed with sidelights and a transom. The front garden is delineated by a low stone retaining wall topped by a cast-iron fence. George Bolling purchased the house in 1932 and it was owned by his family until 1957. The residence now serves as a law office.
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