George Spencer Summer Cottage

Date: 1902
Address: 3209 South Shore Drive, Delavan, Wisconsin 53115
City: Lake Delavan, Delavan, Wisconsin
Accessibility: Private
Category: Residential

Another of Wright’s vacation homes in Delavan, Wisconsin, the George Spencer summer cottage is marked by the sharply protruding, covered veranda at its side. Prow-like in form, this feature recalls the deck at the William Fricke house, several bays at the Arthur Heurtley house, and the stair well at the Henry Wallis summer cottage. The triangular protrusion interrupts the square-shaped plan of the building. Board and batten siding on the first floor lends the modest structure an elongated appearance.


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