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Fred Wolff House

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1925, L. Heimer. 305 N. Pleasant Ave.

The Wolff House is a charming example of French Norman architecture with its formidable massing, steeply pitched hipped roof, hipped dormers, and a round tower with a conical roof. A limestone stringcourse marks the division of the brick walls into two stories. Stepped back behind the tower is a low front-facing gable, and false half-timbering and French windows opening onto a small balcony give this gable a medieval appearance. The elliptically arched entrance is sheltered by a buttressed and gabled porch with decorative spindle trusses in the gable end. Heimer of Milwaukee designed the house, and Stengel Construction Company built it.

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Marsha Weisiger et al.
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Marsha Weisiger et al., "Fred Wolff House", [Jefferson, Wisconsin], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/WI-01-JE14.

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Buildings of Wisconsin

Buildings of Wisconsin, Marsha Weisiger and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2017, 251-251.

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