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The Daily Bungalow::Chateauesque

2915 Eldridge Avenue

Built: 1926

Architect: F. Stanley Piper


F. Stanley Piper, the same architect who designed the Bellingham National Bank Building also on the Historic Registry, constructed the current structure in 1926 for Bellingham's postmaster Hugh Eldridge. Inspired by styles from the Normandy region of France, Piper and Hugh Eldridge selected to design the mansion in the form known as French Chateauesque. Hugh Eldridge lived in the home until 1939. During WWII the Eldridge home was occupied by the military for offices and living space.

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Taken on June 10, 2011