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The Openshaw-Hutton House

One of only two surviving examples of ā€œIā€ houses in the neighborhood, this house was built in 1878 by Jesse Openshaw, a carpenter. The house reflects the transition from the Greek Revival to the Italianate style. The current two-story porch was added by the second owners, the Huttons, in the early 1900ā€™s. The rear addition on the NE corner (not seen from the street) was originally the belfry for the former church that faced Decatur St behind the house.

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