266-294 Detail

William. C. Riley built his seven unit town house around 1884.  He used Michigan’s Jacobsville sandstone/brownstone and red pressed  brick in the Romanesque style with picturesque details, Wilcox and Johnston, architects.

A decorative corner tower bridges the Nina and Laurel Avenue sides.  The units have arched entrance porches with clustered columns, gargoyles and medallions showing the many shades of "brownstone".