The wide variety of styles that became popular from c. 1920 to c. 1940 are on show on Lawrence Avenue and adjacent streets. At 400 Lawrence (c. 1930) is a rambling Tudor Revival house of brick and stone with steeply pitched gable roofs, wall dormers, a wide interior-end chimney, and casement windows. The Colonial Revival Richard C. Homer House (c. 1940) at number 501 has a four-columned Corinthian portico, and a gable roof is pierced by three gable-roofed dormers. Nearby are two houses that exhibit Spanish influence. The Clarence and Bessie Moore House (1929; 800 Park Street) combines parapets and a red tile roof and has a projecting front porch supported by Ionic columns. At 816 Glenway Avenue, the William E. Martin House (1929) has an arcaded recessed entrance, casement windows, red tile roof, and iron balconets at the second-floor windows.
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Lawrence Avenue Houses
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