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(Narration by Forrest Swall)


Location: Sunnyside Avenue and Sunflower Road at the northeast corner
Occupied: 1937
Architect: Ray Coolidge, State Architect
Contractor: Basil A. Green, Lawrence
Levels: three
Exterior walls: gray-buff brick and terra cotta
Foundation: poured concrete
Structure: supporting steel and hollow clay tile
Roof: gray slate shingles; hip; center swept dormer; interior chimney
Window surrounds: first floor — header brick slip-sill, vertical brick flat arch
second story — limestone lugsill; windows set under plain frieze
Door surrounds: two sidelights; glass transom; limestone surrounds under the small iron balcony
Porch: one-story open wooden porch, south side

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