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 Features of Prairie School Architecture
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Henry G. Goosman House, 1909
Purcell and Feick
2532 Pillsbury Avenue South, Minneapolis

H.J. Meyers House, 1908
Purcell and Feick
2513 Garfield Avenue South, Minneapolis

Edward Goetzenberger House, 1910
Purcell, Feick, and Elmslie
2621 Emerson Avenue South, Minneapolis

All three of these homes, which are located near The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, are examples of Purcell's early work. Although they seem somewhat conventional at first glance, they do exhibit progressive exterior elements, such as deep overhanging eaves, geometric windows, and the use of wood trim and varied colors and building materials to divide upper and lower floors. next stop >

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