Original owner: Arthur Miller Architect: Leroy S. Buffington Built 1907 Leroy Buffington claimed to have invented the skyscraper and for a time held a patent on the idea.

Architects: William Purcell and Frederick Strauel (“spec” house for Henry M. Peterson) Date: 1928 Style: French Cottage Revival/Colonial Revival Surprise! Here, the architects and their client departed completely from the English Cottage Revival…

Architect: Frederick Strauel (“spec” house for Henry M. Peterson) Date: 1929 Style: English Cottage Revival Primarily, this house is an essay on one of the most important components of the English Cottage Revival Style: half-timbering. Of…

Architects: William Purcell and Frederick Strauel (“spec” house for Henry M. Peterson) Date: 1929 Style: Spanish Colonial / English Cottage Revival Surprise! While most of the Purcell and Strauel houses in this group are purely English Cottage…

Architects: William Purcell and Frederick Strauel (“spec” house for Henry M. Peterson) Date: 1928 Style: English Cottage Revival The dominant feature of this house is its two-story polygonal bay. As with the other houses in the neighborhood,…

Architects: Frederick Strauel (“spec” house for Henry M. Peterson) Date: 1928 Style: English Cottage Fantasy Revival One of the “spec” houses designed for developer Henry M. Peterson. The featured element of this house is a round-arched front…

Architects: Purcell and Strauel (“spec” house for Henry M. Peterson) Date: 1932 Style: English Cottage Fantasy Revival This is one of seven speculative houses designed for developer Henry M. Peterson, who owned the house at 3 Red Cedar Lane. …

Architect: Carl B. Stravs Date: 1924 Style: English Cottage Revival This house was built for a Baptist minister named Pierce. Its architect, Carl Stravs, like John Jager, was educated in Vienna and, from 1905 to 1909, the two architects were…

Designers: Isadore, Seymour, and Marjorie Mandel Date: 1953 Style: Woodsy Modern The design of this house was a collaboration among Isadore Mandel, his brother Seymour, and Seymour’s wife, Marjorie. The house was built for Seymour and Marjorie…