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Architects: William Purcell and Frederick Strauel (“spec” house for Henry M. Peterson)
Date: 1928
Style: French Cottage Revival/Colonial Revival

Surprise! Here, the architects and their…

Architect: Frederick Strauel (“spec” house for Henry M. Peterson)
Date: 1929
Style: English Cottage Revival

Primarily, this house is an essay on one of the most important components of the…

Architects: William Purcell and Frederick Strauel (“spec” house for Henry M. Peterson)
Date: 1929
Style: Spanish Colonial / English Cottage Revival

Surprise! While most of the Purcell and…

Architects: William Purcell and Frederick Strauel (“spec” house for Henry M. Peterson)
Date: 1928
Style: English Cottage Revival

The dominant feature of this house is its two-story polygonal…