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COLLEGE HILL HOMES ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC HOMES
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imageW.O. VAN ARSDALE HOUSE
201 N. Broadview

Listed in National Register 7/8/2009
Architect: Lorentz Schmidt, H.W. Underhill, Contractor

Designed by architect Lorentz Schmidt and completed in 1922, this Italian Renaissance Revival-style house was first home to prominent businessman William Van Arsdale. It is located in the College Hill neighborhood, which experienced a building boom during the 1920s and 1930s. Unique architectural features of this two-story brick residence include the open arcaded porches with stone columns and capitals with a Chinese dragon fish motif, two decorative brick chimneys, and a low-pitched roof with red Spanish tile. The house is nominated as part of the "Residential Resources of Wichita, 1870-1957" multiple property submission for its association with the development of the neighborhood and for its Italian Renaissance Revival-style architecture.

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