Charles Schifferdecker House

422 South Sergeant

 
Charles Schifferdecker House
Romanesque
Circa 1890
Featured architectural detail, hops Vines FriezeWhen Charles first came to America from Baden, Germany he started out in the brewing business but then moved on to banking and of course mining. His home is fashioned after the castle-like fortification housed along the Rhine Valley. The battlement topped tower. He brought workers from Germany to create terra cotta friezes; notice hops vines in the friezes. If you ever He is buried at Mount Hope Cemetery his mausoleums is interesting because it is in the Egyptian revival Style.