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This brick, shingle, and slate house is best known for the humorous turn that The Armory Revival Company gave to it in 1984 by leaving the eastern section of this vividly painted house only partially colored and attaching large simulations of Crayolas on the wall. This marvelous spoof of the seriousness about paint color that preoccupied new owners of Victorian confections in this mid-1980s revitalizing area reveals a vitality invigorating to successful cities.

– 2003 Guide to Providence Architecture

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