Thompson-Brown-Sandusky House

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Thompson-Brown-Sandusky House
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Location 207 E. Cliff St., St. Joseph, Missouri
Coordinates 39°42′33″N94°51′36″W / 39.70917°N 94.86000°W / 39.70917; -94.86000 Coordinates: 39°42′33″N94°51′36″W / 39.70917°N 94.86000°W / 39.70917; -94.86000
Area less than one acre
Built c. 1850 (1850)
Architectural style Federal
NRHP reference # 83004297 [1]
Added to NRHP February 10, 1983

Thompson-Brown-Sandusky House, also known as the Jess Marriott House, is a historic home located at St. Joseph, Missouri. It was built about 1850, and is a 1 1/2-story, Federal style brick dwelling with one-story flanking wings. It has a one-story front porch with Doric order columns. [2] :3

St. Joseph, Missouri Place in Missouri, United States

St. Joseph is a city in and the county seat of Buchanan County, Missouri, United States. Small parts of St. Joseph extend into Andrew County, Missouri, United States. It is the principal city of the St. Joseph Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Buchanan, Andrew, and DeKalb counties in Missouri and Doniphan County, Kansas. As of the 2010 census, St. Joseph had a total population of 76,780, making it the eighth largest city in the state, and the third largest in Northwest Missouri.

Federal architecture architectural style

Federal-style architecture is the name for the classicizing architecture built in the newly founded United States between c. 1780 and 1830, and particularly from 1785 to 1815. This style shares its name with its era, the Federalist Era. The name Federal style is also used in association with furniture design in the United States of the same time period. The style broadly corresponds to the classicism of Biedermeier style in the German-speaking lands, Regency architecture in Britain and to the French Empire style.

Doric order Order of ancient Greek and Roman architecture, with no base to the column, simple capital, and triglyphs on the frieze

The Doric order was one of the three orders of ancient Greek and later Roman architecture; the other two canonical orders were the Ionic and the Corinthian. The Doric is most easily recognized by the simple circular capitals at the top of columns. Originating in the western Dorian region of Greece, it is the earliest and in its essence the simplest of the orders, though still with complex details in the entablature above.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. [1]

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  1. 1 2 National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places . National Park Service.
  2. Nancy Sandehn (April 1981). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Thompson-Brown-Sandusky House" (PDF). Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved 2016-09-01.