163 Hill
E. Artel Metcalf House, 1888
 163 Hill E. Artel Metcalf House
Photo Courtesy of the Gifford Park Association
This is a stately example of  farmhouse eastlake, with its bullseye corner blocks, decorative brackets and corbels. There is also queen anne influence in the steep roof and lower cross gables. Metcalf was the owner of Metcalf and Reed Hardware, once located on East Chicago Street.

Gifford Park Association
If you would like additional information about this or other historic homes in the Elgin Historic District, please contact the Gifford Park Association;
P.O. Box 928
Elgin, IL 60121
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