Odd shapes define this week’s Challenge houses. Hundreds of drivers pass the white house with the octagonal front section every day, but they probably haven’t noticed it because it’s hard to look that far up and keep your eyes on the road.
The red 1960 home designed by a local architect pairs a modernistic horizontal wing with a striking peaked roof. A matching garage that I couldn’t fit into the frame has decorative fretwork that makes it look like a Swiss chalet.
Answers to Last Week's Challenge
Nobody submitted the location of the “hacienda” that sits in splendor at 309 S. Fifth St., or the house with the porch clock at 712 McKinley that actually faces Union Street—much to the confusion of many mail carriers, according to owner Beth Ward. “We put the street name on our mailbox to help them out,” she said.