Built circa 1880, the house has a vernacular design which does not follow a particular architectural style.
This was consistent with his passion for vernacular design.
The residential buildings are of vernacular design and include a variety of lower and middle income dwellings, some of which date to the late 1700s.
Many of the commercial blocks are of a vernacular Midwestern design, constructed of local red sandstone.
The cottages are exquisite inside and out and, being built to the same vernacular design, are similarly robust.
Queen Anne style had an ongoing influence on vernacular designs which can be seen up to the 1960s.
Built in 1918, the farmhouse was constructed in the Plain Traditional style and has an uncommon vernacular design.
Representing vernacular design in the Willamette Valley, it was restored and opened to the public in 1955.
It is a timber frame building of vernacular design with Federal and Greek Revival details.
The structures built as commercial-and-residential buildings are those most likely to feature defined architectural styles, rather than vernacular designs.