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111 Bryn Mawr Ave

Date of Construction: ca. 1881-87
Original Architect:
Original Owner: Joseph Allen
Description of the Resource: This two-and-a-half-story stone Queen Anne house has a wrapping, trussed shed-roof porch and a front door with transom. It has a hipped roof with an intersecting gable at the front and a projecting corner gable at the northwest corner. The house has a corner tower and retains its original windows. It has a stone foundation and first story with scalloped wood shingles above. Its textured shingles, varied massing, hipped roofs, and trussed porch are common hallmarks of the Queen Anne style, and it also has Stick and Shingle elements. Queen Anne and its variants were popular in the railroad suburbs when the house was built in the late nineteenth century. The highly embellished fašade is grounded by the first floor stone construction. The plantings and stone wall unite the property to the landscape. (10/2012) Frame Queen Anne stone/shingle w/porch. (1896 atlas: Joseph Allen). (88-S 91)
Class: 2
Street Classification: Tertiary
Name of Local Historic District: Not in a local district
Name of National Historic District: Not applicable
Reviewed By: Historical Commission
Inventory Index Number: BC024

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