1701 Grand AVE – Grand

This fine Shingle style house of one and one-half stories features a roof line which slopes down to form a one-story entry porch supported by square posts clad in shingles. A dormer window with a round balcony porch and conical roof rises out of the sloping front roof, flanked by a shingled, hipped dormer on each side. A house of extraordinary style on its spacious site at the top of the bluffs, it is intact but for a few aluminum- frame window replacements. City Directories indicate that the first occupant was Dr. Gause W. Covington; since 1914 a number of families have resided in the house. More research is needed to document the builder or architect of this important design. The house contributes to the proposed Grand Avenue National Register Historic District.

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