McCulloch House – Leuda

The McCulloch House is a large two-story wood-framed dwelling with an irregular plan incorporating gabled wings. It is clad in channel rustic siding and shingled in the gable ends. The north wing has a chamfered end. A porch supported by boxed posts wraps around three sides of the east wing. Asbestos shingles have been applied … Read more

Parker-Browne Co. Factory-Warehouse – Lancaster

This three-story industrial building is rectangular in plan with a flat roof. It is constructed of reinforced concrete, hollow tile and brick. Regularly spaced brick piers flank bays glazed with steel-sash windows. The floor levels are demarcated by concrete spandrel panels. Most windows on the first and second stories have been enclosed, and the building … Read more

Gibbons House – Morphy

The Gibbons House is a one-story gabled wood-framed dwelling with a rectangular in plan and clad in brick below the gable. A hipped porch with brick piers wraps around the front and side. Built c. 1913, it was occupied by the Gibbons family through the 1940s. The extensive use of brick gives the house a … Read more

Commercial Building – Evans

The 1928 city directory lists the occupant of this site as the Cozy Café. By 1936-37, two businesses were listed at this address, the Vanity Barber and Vanity Beauty shop. Beauty or barber shops have long been associated with this site. Like the building at 1159-63 Evans Avenue, it is one of the few remaining … Read more

Artesia Bottling Co. Building – Lancaster

This two-story brick industrial building has a rectangular plan with a flat roof and stepped, corbelled cornice. Roman-arched central entry flanked by similar windows, segmental arched windows on second story. Ground floor openings have been altered superficially. A one-story wing extends to the rear. According to city directories, the building was erected c. 1908 to … Read more

Warehouse – Lancaster

This four-story reinforced concrete industrial building has a rectangular plan and flat roof. The concrete structural members are clearly expressed as grids on the structure’s elevations. Bays are glazed in steel-sash windows with brick bases; several on the ground level have been enclosed with corrugated metal. A terra cotta cornice with dentil course extends along … Read more

House – Evans

This small wood-framed corner house has interlocking gabled roofs and a recessed corner porch. Stylish touches include roof flares, eave returns and a Palladian window in the north wall. It was built c. 1908 as a rental property for Alonzo Faught, son of a prominent Denton County farmer and rancher, and still used as such. … Read more

Commercial Building – Lancaster

A two-story brick structure with rectangular plan and flat roof, on a corner location. Storefronts are framed in cast-iron piers, stamped with the names, “Walker T. Maddox, Heck & Baker: contractors.” Second story windows have segmental arches and are grouped in bays divided by projecting brick piers. A corbelled cornice wraps around the two principal … Read more

House – Missouri

Built c. 1910, according to city directories, this cottage has had a number of owners and tenants over the years. Prior to 1940, residents included a painter, a barber, a porter, a driver and a maid. The house is an excellent example of a widespread type, with rectangular plan, hipped roof and full front porch. … Read more

Forrest House – Vickery

The Forrest House is a one-story wood-framed dwelling with a flat-topped hipped roof and forward-facing gabled bay. A shed-roofed porch is set in the ell, supported by lathed posts with decorative brackets. Other ornamental details include patterned shingles and a very delicate jigsawn brace in the gable. Deed records indicate that the land around the … Read more