story 4-Square/Prairie. Tan brick. Composition roof;
shingles of the hip roof wrap the eaves. Twin pavillions
w/triangular gables; center dormer w/triangular
gable; finials on all. Massive entry porch w/elliptical
spandrel; four brick piers support roof of full
width raised terrace; urns on parapet piers. Open
porch on second floor above entry portico. Wide
front door and side lights with leaded and beveled
glass. Chimneys w/turned pots. Recessed two story
porte cochere on left.
||J.R. Tennison built this home for $25,000. It was later
owned by the William W. Caruth family. This residence,
referred to as the "Queen of Swiss Avenue," exhibits the most
interesting roofline of any home in the historic district.