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C. L. Chenoweth House

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1924–1926, Carl Reger. 706 Wilson Ave. (southeast side of Wilson Ave. between Elm and Linden sts., facing Morgantown High School)
  • C. L. Chenoweth House (State Historic Preservation Office, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, William W. Fleming)

Perhaps the most individualistic of all the South Park houses, this grand Chateauesque stone mansion is covered with an expansive, many-sectioned slate roof. The studiously asymmetrical facade, with projecting one-story wings, breaks the large mass into manageable components. The effect of a French country manor is almost complete, although the closeness of neighboring houses on small lots helps dispel the allusion. The architect's grandson recalled that the house was his grandfather's pride.

Writing Credits

S. Allen Chambers Jr.


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S. Allen Chambers Jr., "C. L. Chenoweth House", [Morgantown, West Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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