3240 Norledge Ave
Kansas City, MO, USA

  • Architectural Style: Queen Anne
  • Bathroom: 3.5
  • Year Built: 1888
  • National Register of Historic Places: Yes
  • Square Feet: 812 sqft
  • National Register of Historic Places Date: Mar 21, 1978
  • Neighborhood: Sarritt Point
  • National Register of Historic Places Area of Significance: Politics/Government / Architecture / Social History
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Architectural Style: Queen Anne
  • Year Built: 1888
  • Square Feet: 812 sqft
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathroom: 3.5
  • Neighborhood: Sarritt Point
  • National Register of Historic Places: Yes
  • National Register of Historic Places Date: Mar 21, 1978
  • National Register of Historic Places Area of Significance: Politics/Government / Architecture / Social History
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National Register of Historic Places - William Chick Scarritt House

Statement of Significance: Located in the Northeast District of Kansas City, Missouri, the William Chick Scarritt residence is significant for being the last remaining known work in Kansas City and one of the few works executed in the State of Missouri designed by the distinguished American architect, John Wellborn Root of Chicago. The Scarritt residence, constructed in 1888, at a cost of approximately $30,0001 was erected by a member of Kansas City's pioneering religious and landowning families, William Chick Scarritt.2 The Scarritt residence is a fine example of the Chateauesque style, a late Nineteenth century American revival style adapted from French Gothic and Renaissance chateaux of the late Fifteenth and early Sixteenth centuries. The introduction of the style in this country came through such pronounced works as the LeGrand Lockwood Mansion in South Norwalk, Connecticut, designed by Danish-American architect Detlef Lienau and through Richard Morris Hunt's W. K. Vanderbilt House in New York City. John Root, himself, extensively employed elements of the Chateausque style in a variety of his major works which illustrated his ardent desire for "unity of design". The William Chick Scarritt residence is one such structure which successfully expressed the designer's ideas.

National Register of Historic Places - William Chick Scarritt House

Statement of Significance: Located in the Northeast District of Kansas City, Missouri, the William Chick Scarritt residence is significant for being the last remaining known work in Kansas City and one of the few works executed in the State of Missouri designed by the distinguished American architect, John Wellborn Root of Chicago. The Scarritt residence, constructed in 1888, at a cost of approximately $30,0001 was erected by a member of Kansas City's pioneering religious and landowning families, William Chick Scarritt.2 The Scarritt residence is a fine example of the Chateauesque style, a late Nineteenth century American revival style adapted from French Gothic and Renaissance chateaux of the late Fifteenth and early Sixteenth centuries. The introduction of the style in this country came through such pronounced works as the LeGrand Lockwood Mansion in South Norwalk, Connecticut, designed by Danish-American architect Detlef Lienau and through Richard Morris Hunt's W. K. Vanderbilt House in New York City. John Root, himself, extensively employed elements of the Chateausque style in a variety of his major works which illustrated his ardent desire for "unity of design". The William Chick Scarritt residence is one such structure which successfully expressed the designer's ideas.

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