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    Buying a house in 1880

    I'm researching a house for a book I'm writing. The house doesn't have a sure year built but it can be assumed to be 1880-1881. I have a possible record that a contractor took out a building permit...
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    Re: What style is this 1880 built brick house?

    Oooh interesting! And thanks!:)
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    Re: Can anyone ID this house style?

    There are some of these ranches where I live too. They're defintely Japanese inspired, but beyond that I can't tell you much except that this style was quite popular for a time.
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    Re: What style bungalow?

    What a peculiar house! The style looks like an extremely small scaled play on chateauesque viz. the mansard roof and false "dormers."
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    Re: What's the biggest house in your area?

    In terms of old homes, this now private home is 12000 square feet with indoor courtyard. Albeit was expanded when it was an old folks home and the original was built as two homes....
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    Re: Help - what style is my home?

    It's a common mid-middle class equivalent to the upper middle class Queen Anne frame homes of the day. The give-away are the porch and portrubing gable with third floor window. While the house may...
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    Re: What style is this 1880 built brick house?

    Well, here's a scan from the same book of the drawing room and dining room. The house, so says the book, has winding staircases and hallways and an overbearing presence of heavy beamed lumber (though...
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    Re: What style is this 1880 built brick house?

    Oh, interesting. For a while I was calling it a Queen Italianate because it looked like an exploded Italianate, but now I may have to call it a Gothic Queen lol. What specific elements are...
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    What style is this 1880 built brick house?

    Here are three pictures of the same house in my city, Saginaw, Michigan, one from 1967 (I haven't been able to go out and film the house myself), one from my city's assessor (I apolgise for the size...
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