Father Pitt

Why should the beautiful die?

Stevenson Building, East Liberty

Stevenson building, East Liberty

This classical building was designed (in 1896) by architect William Ross Proctor to preside over this corner as if it owned both streets. By placing the entrance at the corner, Mr. Proctor refuses to decide whether the building is on Centre or Highland. “Both,” says that entrance.

Look up as you pass to appreciate the elaborate detail of the cornice.

Cornice moldings

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