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THE SWISS AVENUE
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YEAR BUILT: 1913
ARCHITECT/BUILDER: Unknown
ORIGINAL OWNER: J. B. Cranfill, M.D.
ORIGINAL
DESCRIPTION:
Two story 4-Square/Prairie/Craftsman. Orange brick. Composition roof. Gable roof; brackets and exposed rafters. Front gable roof above entry portico supported by brick piers and brackets. Full width raised open terrace w/iron railings. Recessed two story porte cochere on right w/stucco and half-timbering.
OF INTEREST: The original owner of this home had a medical degree, was an ordained Baptist preacher, a journalist, and an editor. In 1928, Dr. Cranfill was a candidate for Vice President of the United States on the Prohibition ticket. He walked daily to his office in downtown Dallas.
VIDEOS: Swiss Avenue Historic District - Mother's Day Home Tour 2006
PHOTO GALLERY:

Feb 14, 2004 - Most snow since 1985