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Murchison House (main dwelling).

“The basic motif is that of a Japanese temple,” the monograph on the house, Residence of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Murchison, Provincetown, Massachusetts, says, “the roof above a roof, the long horizontal lines of top and bottom, the massing of beautiful woods, the overhanging reaches.” The brise-soleil is of cypress. “The vertical fins in the outside sun-screens are there in as a continuance of the linear ornamentation that extends throughout the inside and outside of the house.”

For an overview of the Murchison House, please see 2 Commercial Street.

¶ Last updated on 8 March 2018.


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