The House on Enright Avenue

I was impressed by this house on Enright Avenue in the greater Lewis Place neighborhood, with its strong Romanesque Revival influence but also it shows how St. Louis architects were moving beyond those tendencies in the late Nineteenth Century.

The front entrance alcove with its cut stone Roman arch alcove has now been enclosed, and I doubt that stone that now coats the front steps is original. But it still evokes class

A large pyramid roof anchors the corner, giving the impression of a large tower.

And a compound column with foliated capitals breaks up the windows on the second floor.

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