- circa 1885
- 731 East Broad Street
Named after the successful dry goods merchant who built it, the Jones mansion is a noteworthy example of the Queen Anne period house, which is distinguished by a proclivity towards irregular massing, complex rooflines, variegated window shapes and sizes, and the corner turret. It is built of stone-trimmed brick with elements in terra-cotta, wood, and wrought iron. Much of the interior remains intact, including the curved staircase and the third-floor ballroom, a common amenity of the city’s finest homes during this period. Behind the house is a large carriage house with room for multiple vehicles, as well as living space above. Its brick-and-wood-shingle exterior, slate roof, and corner turret are all original.