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Bert W. Leavitt House, 600 South Seventieth Street, Lincoln, Lancaster County, NE



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B&W Photos

HB774367
View Of Northwest Corner

HB774368
View Of North Front

HB774369
View Of Southwest Corner

HB774370
East Side


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Item Title


Location
600 South Seventieth Street, Lincoln, NE

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS NE-41-A
Building/structure dates: 1910 initial construction
Significance: The house was constructed by Bert W. Leavitt (1869-1916) between 1910 and 1911 as his personal residence. Mr. Leavitt had successful careers in education and agriculture. At the time of his death he was a candidate for Lancaster County Treasurer. The house is an example of the American Foursquare plan. The structure is unusual in its use of ornamental concrete block and clay tiles as the roofing material for a rural site.

Subjects
Concrete Block Buildings
Domestic Life
Foursquare Houses


Related Names
Blomgren, Richard H., Photographer
Berggren, Jerry L., Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. View of northwest corner
2. View of north front
3. View of southwest corner
4. East side


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