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Venneman Residence (420 SE Riverside)

Venneman Residence (420 SE Riverside)

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420 SE Riverside Dr, formerly 720 Upper Water St
Evansville, IN

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1870 House is built


North corner of Riverside and Oak
District: Riverside
Latitude: 37.965464
Longitude: -87.571976
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Style: Italianate
Architect: Mursinna, Henry

Italianate 3-story brick building The observation tower on right (southeast) side of building has a low-pitched roof and a trio of round arch windows imitating campaniles (church bell towers) found in Italy


Built in 1870 for wholesale grocer John G Venneman


Later home of Reuben P Hughes of Hughes Department Store family huge article in Evansville Living May/June 2014 issue "Casa Finale"

See also

Press article - Landmark home is sold (2/16/1965) Residences / Domestic Riverside district

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