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Chauncey and Sara Hulburt House

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1878. 1205 13th Ave.

The Hulburt House is a relatively uncommon Wisconsin example of the Second Empire style, immediately recognizable by its mansard roof. The mansard has two slopes, the lower of which flares out like a bell. Elaborate dormer windows with scalloped window surrounds and flat, bracketed roofs light the upper living space. The door is framed by a trio of arches to form a transom and sidelights. The house’s owner, Chauncey Hulburt, was a lumberman, so it is not surprising that the interior of his house incorporates elegant woodwork, including a parqueted walnut and oak entrance floor, an ornate mantel composed of marble and four species of wood, and black walnut window surrounds.

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Marsha Weisiger et al.
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Marsha Weisiger et al., "Chauncey and Sara Hulburt House", [Monroe, Wisconsin], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/WI-01-GR5.

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Buildings of Wisconsin

Buildings of Wisconsin, Marsha Weisiger and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2017, 425-425.

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