This is a Grand Second Empire Limestone faced double townhome. In the traditional walkup style, the formal areas of the house are on the second floor with the lower areas housing the servants area and kitchen .The home dates from the late 1860's early 1870's
Great details over the doors and windowns This is tin window crowns!
Wrought iron steps and rails are unusual in their detail and the fact that they survive.
Another view of the stairs
Great detailing on the Front entry door which is slightly recessed from the facade. Slightly weathered ,the door will benefit from a paint scheme that picks out the details.
Original Plaster ceining medallion in the formal parlor . Replacment of the fan with a more period correct gasolier is definitly called for.
Looking towards the front in the parlor. Note the arch on teh right
This is a detail shot of the "bracket" that completes the archway, Note the deep ceiling crown molding.
Original cast iron fireplace
Original Pier mirror between the windows in the Formal dining room. A rare detail
This shows the detail on the crown of the pier mirror
Lower level: nice wainscoat and another cast iron fireplace
Newel post: Large and elaborate. I have no idea why the trim was painted blue but this obviously needs to be corrected
Pocket door in dining room looking towards entry hall and formal parlor. At some point a more "finished Oak floor was put down in this room. Another clue to the age of the home, the pocket door tracks on the bottom.
View of the grand staircase, which is walnut
Another Original ceiling medallion in the stairway hall, some minor (correctable ) plaster damage to the right
Detail of the walnut trim details on the stairs
Nice round bulls eye window (again no idea why they painted the trim blue!)
Another Fireplace on the top floor. This one has a marbleized finish
This is a view of the top floor light well and a built in that we believe might have been on another floor as a butlers pantry
This is the smaller ceining medallion on the third floor in the bedroom
View of 3rd floor front bedroom
View of 3rd floor stair hall
Another view of the marbleing on the fireplace, I will have to restore the top and surround
This shows the bead board detail under the main stairs
View looking up towards stair
This is a view of lower level looking to front note the paneled walls
View of formal parlor fireplace "marbleizing'
Main parlor pocket door in amazing condition
Another view of bracketing in formal parlor