Ambler House – Pennsylvania

The Ambler House is a two-story wood-framed dwelling, rectangular in plan, clad in rusticated ochre brick, with a bracketed hipped roof sheathed in glazed green tile. Regularly spaced rectangular windows have cast stone sills and lintels. A walled terrace originally extended over the full front porch, accessible from the second story by a recessed vestibule framed by Ionic columns. The terrace has been removed and the vestibule opening partially bricked in and converted to a window; the cast stone lintel frieze with floriated design survives. Attributed to architect L. B. Weinman, the house was built c. 1907 for Emory T. Ambler. It was purchased in 1926 by Gordon Boswell, who subsequently built a flower shop next door, and is currently used for doctor’s offices. The front yard is paved. A metal building is attached at the rear.

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