One of Quality Hill's quality houses, this huge pile combines Romanesque Revival, Queen Anne, and Tudor Revival elements. First-story walls are of sandstone, which is also used as trim on the buff brick walls above. A massive brownstone porch with Tudor-arched openings and a crenellated parapet protects the entrance, and a three-story tower with a conical roof stands guard over the west corner. Virgil Highland helped organize the Empire National Bank ( HR9) and served as its longtime president.
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