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Victorian Splendor traditional-garage-and-shed

Victorian Splendor

Originally designed by J. Merrill Brown in 1887, this Queen Anne style home sits proudly in Cambridge's Avon Hill Historic District. Past was blended with present in the restoration of this property to its original 19th century elegance. The design satisfied historical requirements with its attention to authentic detailsand materials; it also satisfied the wishes of the family who has been connected to the house through several generations.

Photo Credit: Peter Vanderwarker

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April 14, 2013
helgagirl wrote:
where is my idea book
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Not sure helgagirl.
    Bookmark   April 15, 2013 at 5:04AM
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April 9, 2012
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Thanks! The trim is Ben Moore Greenmount Silk HC-3 and the clapboards are Ben Moore Crown Point Sand HC-90.
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@Lisa Lerner I really like the color too! I love seeing sheds with design that matches the look of the home. Was the shed constructed the same year as the home?
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