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Menomonee 1858. A midwestern farmhouse whose blunt plainness asserts a masculine character. VIVAI. 79 Isaac Crane House. Montclair, New Jersey. 1838 remodeling of 1795 dwelling. In place of dormers, the grille- covered frieze windows attic light the without adding to the dwelling's apparent height. 80, 81 James Fraser House. Honey Creek Falls Wisconsin. 1855. With attenuated proportions and extravagant width, this rural dwelling has a delicate aspect. vicinity, . 47 48 82, 83 RESIDENTIAL— GREEK REVIVAL Hiram Colver House.

Above Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1775. Two stages in Philadelphia Georgian row-house design. 49, 50 1621 Thames Street. Baltimore, Maryland. 1798 remodeling of 1760s structure. 28 RESIDENTIAL— GEORGIAN 51 Chancellor Kensey Johns House. Newcastle, Delaware. 1790. A combination house and office, with handsome woodworking and Flemishbond brickwork. 0 t i 52 Rockford. Lancaster vicinity, Pennsylvania. 1794. Georgian style in rural Pennsylvania, with cautious but accomplished styling, including paneled door and shutters, keystone in flat-arched window head, neat portico.

The corners of the house itself are marked by pilasters. 10 '*" Charles Clapp House, Portland, Maine; 1833. l imt-i 5 i i i I *» r -i-r -r-l '5 l l l I I I (1 41 42 RESIDENTIAL— GREEK REVIVAL Whittelsey House. Rochester, New York. 1835-1836. Observe that this elaborate portico is 66, 67 embellishing what is actually the dwelling's side. - FIRST FLOOR PLAN Portico Columi Detail GR1 James Lanier House. Madison, Indiana. ; kitchen wing 68, 69, 70 probably 1870s. Southern in character, this elaborate dwelling has a flat entablature with parapet and cupola above.

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