We have a 1914 foursquare. It has all of the classic attributes of a typical foursquare:
a)2 1/2 stories
b)hipped roof with a hipped dormer in the front and the back
c)floor plan layout consistent with the design.
d)front porch across the entire front of house
What is different than any other I have seen is the two front corners of the house have been changed to be angled at 45 degrees kind of like a bay. Also, it has a large foyer with a beautiful oak staircase with Victorian style posts and spindles. The exterior wall in the dining room (as well as the bedroom above it) is a shallow bay with 45 degree angled sides. Lastly, in addition to the front stairs, there is a rear stair leading from the second floor down to a small foyer in the very back of the house where the back door is as well as the door/stairs to the basement, and a door into the dining room.
So, is it a Victorian Foursquare?
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