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THE SWISS AVENUE
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YEAR BUILT: 1919
ARCHITECT/BUILDER: Hal Thompson
ORIGINAL OWNER: Sam L. Dysterbach
ORIGINAL
DESCRIPTION:
Two story Mediterranean villa. Stucco. Slate roof; hip roof; three dormers w/arched roofs and shuttered openings. Central pavilion w/recessed entry portico; iron grill (also on first floor windows); Doric columns; iron railing above portico. Arches w/bas relief above first floor windows. Full width raised open terrace w/balustrade and urns. Recessed two story wings on either side. House is on a corner lot so porte cochere is in the rear.
OF INTEREST: This home was built for $20,000 for department store owner Sam Dysterbach, who pleaded with his architect to keep the cost low.
PHOTO GALLERY:

December 2004

Feb 14, 2004 - Most snow since 1985