Bauer Chiropractic - 1502 9TH AV

 Print Listing Historical Name - Statler House
Style - Late Victorian/Queen Anne
Built Year - 1896-98
State ID - 5WL3101

Description - This Queen Anne style commercial building is an irregular shaped, two-story, brick structure with a composition shingle, hipped roof. Roof features include wide overhanging eaves and decorative brackets. It has a stone foundation and brick exterior. The main facade is broken into three bays and contains a centered entrance. The one-story, wraparound porch has Tuscan columns and dentil moulding under the eaves. Windows are wood frame, double hung with stone sills below the windows. The windows on the porch also have stone lintels. On the second story, there is a bay window with angled sides and fishscale shingles, and on the first story, a bay window also has angled sides and stained glass. Other decorative elements include a decorative floral ornament on the mullion and stone floral decorations at the ends of the lower stone slab. The brick chimney is located on the south elevation.

Historical Background - C.H. Chandler designed and built this house for George D. Statler. It was completed on April 6, 1896 at a cost of $6,000. Statler lived in this house from 1896 until his death in 1926. He was an editor, clothier, and banker, and served in several official positions including School Director, County Treasurer and State Auditor. George M. Sherk, a traveling salesman, lived in the house from approximately 1926 until 1936.