Built in 1869 this house was originally constructed as an example of the Italianate style and later modified with the addition of a round tower and expansive front porch to reflect the Queen Anne style. From 1958 through the early 2000s, the house was the home of the Theta Chi fraternity. During this period a single-story masonry wing was added to the rear of the COST PER SQ FT$218.20FEATURED IN2014 Educational InteriorsINTERIOR CATEGORYInterior Renovation to provide additional sleeping rooms, and later a two-story stair tower addition provided internal access to both buildings.
Gettysburg College acquired the property in a state of disrepair and decay, and made the decision to completely renovate the interiors of the original house and restore the exterior. The one story addition was demolished to make way for a more appropriate two-story addition that provided new academic space. The interiors were configured to provide offices, conference rooms and two testing laboratories for the Economics Department.