|This highly decorated building illustrates the Beaux Arts style (taught at the legendary École des Beaux-Arts in Paris), which flourished in the United States between 1885 and 1920. This style is a late form of Neoclassicism, but more eclectic, combining Greek and Roman models with Renaissance characteristics. Although this is a small building, it is highly ornamented with two-story fluted Ionic columns, decorated at the base, with carved stone grotesques, with curvilinear bronze grill work, with ornate trim around and between the windows, and with sculpted shields, garlands, and other motifs.|
Views of the side
Views of the front and entrance
Decoration above the entrance and third story detailThe mansard roof almost conceals the third story. Carved urns with flames and garlanded swags punctuate the corner of the roof. A similar flaming urn is set in the broken pediment of the entrance portal. (See above.)
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