A red brick Queen Anne houseThe Queen Anne style was influential in the United States from about the 1870s until the turn of the century. It is characterized by asymmetric facades with a variety of features: projecting oriels, bay windows, turrets, odd roof lines, and rich textures, often with terra cotta decorations, ornamental plaster, or masonry designs.
The front (north) elevationThe fenestration is varied and the elaborate cornice has decorative brackets.
Tall ribbed chimney, slightly flared and bottle-glass windows in the tower
An asymmetric porch with rounded arches and terra cotta capitals and friezes
Terra cotta details on the porch and tower
Round window on the west end of the front facade; porch railing
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