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J. W. Paxton House

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c. 1850, c. 1885, c. 1900. 1300 Chapline St.

This northernmost house in the block began in the mid-nineteenth century as another relatively simple, five-bay brick building with plain, rectangular fenestration. A two-story polygonal bay with segmental-arched windows was added to the southern half later in the century, and presumably the ornate, bracketed cornice dates from the same time. At the turn of the century, a recessed wing was added to the south. Its classical detailing includes a Palladian entrance with Ionic columns and a Corinthian arcade above.

Writing Credits

Author: 
S. Allen Chambers Jr.

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