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Paola Free Library

Picture of property 101 East Peoria Street
Paola (Miami County)
Listed in State Register Aug 16, 2008

Architect: Washburn, George P.
Area of Significance: library
Architectural Style(s): Romanesque

The Paola Free Library was designed by Ottawa-based architect George Washburn and completed in 1906. The Richardsonian Romanesque style masonry building is situated on a prominent corner lot across the street from Paola City Hall. The primary entrance is accentuated by a massive round-arch opening with Corinthian columns. Other defining features include a rounded tower with a conical roof, quoining at the building's corners, and original wood windows. The building is nominated for its architectural significance.

Reid, Lyman, House

Picture of property 306 S Elm Street
Ottawa (Franklin County)
Listed in National Register Jan 11, 2017

Architect: Washburn, Clarence
Area of Significance: single dwelling
Architectural Style(s): Italian Renaissance

Completed in 1899 for Ottawa businessman Lyman Reid, the house is an outstanding local example of the Italian Renaissance revival style, characterized by a grandiose stature, clay-tile roof, beige brick, and Classical details. Clarence Washburn, son of prolific Kansas architect George Washburn, is credited with the design of this house when he was 17 years old, making this one of Clarence’s earliest projects. Despite some alterations in the 1950s, the house retains an excellent degree of integrity from its original construction.

Sterling Free Public Carnegie Library

Picture of property 132 North Broadway
Sterling (Rice County)
Listed in National Register Jun 25, 1987

Architect: George Washburn
Area of Significance: library
Architectural Style(s): Tudor Revival; Other
Thematic Nomination: Carnegie Libraries of Kansas

Woodson County Courthouse

Picture of property Courthouse Square
Yates Center (Woodson County)
Listed in National Register Oct 10, 1985

Architect: George Washburn
Area of Significance: courthouse
Architectural Style(s): Romanesque

The Woodson County Courthouse is located in the Yates Center town square. It was designed by George Washburn, a prominent Ottawa-based architect known for his designs of county courthouses in Kansas. Constructed in 1899, the courthouse exhibits an architectural character that can perhaps be best described as "mixed late Victorian," blending Romanesque, Queen Anne, & Free Classical elements in a manner that was distinctive to the architect. The brick building is three stories and features four square corner towers and four gabled pediments. A square cupola rises from the center of the hipped roof. The courthouse was nominated for its architecture.

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