Thursday, September 22, 2011
Thursday Is "This Old House Day"
This Queen Anne House, built in 1890, is located one block away from Quincy Center on Revere Rd. which will soon turn into the new city cross connector road.
This particularly fine example of the style has retained most of its salient characteristics. They include the projecting large two story gabled bay window on the facade, the varied types of shingles and clapboards, the irregular fenestration, the brackets and pendants atop the cut-off corner windows and the fine porch. Of particular note is the ornamentation of the porch with its heavy turned posts, spindle and fret balustrade and spindle frieze with filled brackets with a sun burst design.
The porch is worth the close-up view.
Some places south of Quincy are enjoying cherry blossoms while we are enjoying snow blossoms once again!
A late winter snowstorm named "Stella" is due to bear down on the Northeast Tuesday!
[click image to enlarge] After the Greek Revival period, Quincy followed the national trend of building a majority of its churches in the Go...
After today's snowfall, the sky took on a watercolor glow of pink, purple and blue. It was a winter wonderland once again.