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Purcell-Cutts House
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2nd Floor
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2nd Floor
Spatial Economy
The second floor reflects the economy of plan so important to Purcell, yet the spaces are remarkably generous. Although the woodwork and trim are in the same style as the first floor, the wood itself is birch, as opposed to the more formal oak used downstairs. The woodwork in the second-floor rooms is painted, which is a more traditional treatment. next stop >

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