Council of Independent Colleges Historic Campus Architecture Project

 

 
Brown Gables House

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Institution Name: Taylor University
Original/Historic Place Name: Brown Gables House
Location on Campus: (Fort Wayne campus)
Date(s) of Construction:
1935original construction
Designer: unknown
Type of Place: Individual building
Style: Modern/pre-WWII (Glossary)
Significance:
Narrative: see below
References: see below
Materials:
Foundation: concrete
Walls: brick; wood stud, plaster
Roof: shingle
 
Function:
ca. 1935-presentother (residence for on-campus chief operating officer)
 

Narrative:
This facility was purchased in 1993 to provide housing and entertainment options for the chief operating officer of the campus. Listed on the Fort Wanye register as a significant home, the wonderful architectural detail of the home creates a true place of rest. It also opens the educational experience of our students to a friendly place to meet the senior officer and community.
 

References:

Fort Wayne Indiana Historic Sites and Structures Inventory. [Indianapolis, IN: Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana, n.d.].

 

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