Twente Hall

(Narration by Jim Taylor)

Twente650B

Location: west end of Lilac Lane cul-de-sac
Occupied: 1931
Architect: Joseph W. Radotinsky, State Architect
Artist: Marjorie Whitney, designer of exterior reliefs, interior murals, and furniture carvings
Contractor: Basil A. Green, Lawrence
Levels: four and one-half; the two wings are set at a 130 degree angle, connected by center entry tower
Exterior walls: Indiana limestone, smooth cut, broken coursed
Foundation: reinforced concrete
Structure: reinforced concrete, brick, hollow tile
Roof: red clay flat tile; hip
Window surrounds: none; windows set into walls
Door surrounds: two sidelights, all under flat glass transom and arch
Decorations: engravings of ten names prominent in medical history; door reliefs of animals and flowers;
tower relief of garlands and of St. George (medicine) conquering the dragon (disease); aluminum finial

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