1880s Flat Fronted/Front Gabled Italianate Two-Flat

One of my favorite two-flat variants is the Italianate with front-gabled roof. In many cases in Chicago, houses in this style are living artifacts of a time before the raising of the streets. Entry is often made by vaulted sidewalks, such as in the homes photographed below:

Front-gabled Italianate at 28th and Princeton in Armour Square [John Morris/Chicago Patterns]

At Pierce and Ashland in Wicker Park [John Morris/Chicago Patterns]

Trying out a new handle. Despite the name, not as grippy as the knobby aluminum classic design

Starting out the brick exterior is cut to shape with openings for the windows and window hoods.

Featured here is a very similar style, with with a flat roof.

All of the two-flats of Tiny City are brick with the exception of the lone greystone on the end. All are less than two inches tall.

  • 05/11/2017Stephen Burkhart says:

    Where can I get this?

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