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)
Narrative: see below
References: see below
Foundation: concrete
Walls: brick; wood stud, plaster
Roof: shingle
ca. 1935-presentother (residence for on-campus chief operating officer)

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.


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


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