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The rear view of the house is dramatic — a 140-foot-wide stretch of windows, balconies, overhangs and peaked gables, stacked two and three stories high.
Gates restrict access to the side roads, where houses with shingles, decks and, increasingly, raised concrete foundations and multiple gables are packed closely together.
The H. P. Young House, which Wright remodeled in 1895, blends elements of Wright's emerging design philosophy — the chimney of Roman brick and sweeping eaves — with more traditional elements, such as the substantial gable of the roof, said Bagnall.
The gables and wood siding outside were elements of a Gage-era remodel.
The steep mansard roof was interrupted by ornate gables with rose windows.
Those rooms were under the roof of the historic building that went up on Central Park West in 1881, and Bennett gutted the interiors in one of the gables.
Over the past few months, the station roof and gables were replaced, which prevents further damage to the inside.
Outside, the chapel’s deteriorating awning is being propped up with wooden beams and gables that span the entire building are pulling apart from the roof, according to Karena Walter of the St. Catharines Standard.
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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