Striking a balance between past and future for former Starr home
Since its construction nearly 115 years ago, the two-story home at 311 East 5th Street in Scott City has been testament to the architecture of another era.
There’s the stained yellow pine that frames the doorways and was used for pocket doors at the entrance to a sitting room. The limestone foundation still shows evidence of cut marks. And there are windows in every closet (there was no electricity at the time).
Built in 1905, it’s known as a Victorian cottage. The current kitchen and bathroom were added in the mid-1930s.
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