If dissociative identity disorders can afflict structures, this former Folk Victorian house appears to be symptomatic.  The wood-framed structure has had several changes to its exterior since first constructed, likely in the 1890’s.  Portions of the house were clad with a brick veneer c. 1950.  More recently, synthetic stucco has been used to cover the areas not covered by brick.  Windows have been replaced with vinyl units.  Somehow, the original porch tucked into a corner has managed to survive.

Lack of consistency in exterior color distribution has led to a visual splintering of the facades; the fact that there are two exterior doors only makes things more confusing:


It’s rarely a good idea to make a color transition at an outside corner – this corner pilaster is a good example of why.


Window frames similarly lack consistency from one side to another.  A frame-like thing flanks each side of the door but stops abruptly upon contact with a triangular bracket…  different colors only emphasize the awkward transition.


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