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An ample Federal house built for the daughter of Joseph Brown, this is probably more interesting for its Colonial Revival remodeling by Stone, Carpenter & Willson for tycoon Marsden J. Perry, who lived here before moving to the John Brown House. Edmund Willson, the partner in charge, moved the principal entrance to street level, exaggerating both scale and detail, and installed the oriel window above at the landing of a remodeling staircase.

– 2003 Guide to Providence Architecture

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