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Eliphalet H.  Turner House, 731 Front Avenue Northwest, Grand Rapids, Kent County, MI

Eliphalet H. Turner House, 731 Front Avenue Northwest, Grand Rapids, Kent County, MI

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Summary

Significance: A mid-19th century town house of Greek Revival type with an exceptionally fine entrance and a unique stair rail. / Date of construction: 1846. Architect: Gideon Colton. Stone. Rectangular with rear wing, 2 stories, main wing 28' 5" x 34'. Ashlar limestone exterior walls, 2 story porch on south side of rear wing, main entrance (recessed) has two Greek Ionic columns, gable roof. Chimney centered on the main part of the house was removed after 1934.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-6, FN-50
Survey number: HABS MI-27-12

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
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Location

grand rapids42.97667, -85.67652
Google Map of 42.9766681, -85.6765204
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Source

Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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