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It is interesting that in Berry's time the euphemisms of today--such as "retirement community"-- were not prevalent, thus Berry's incompleted
commission in Princeton, Illinois, was called the Adeline E. Prouty Old Ladies Home. Similarly, in Springfield, Illinois, and not far from the Susan Lawrence Dana house, stood an institution named the Home for the Friendless.
https://ephemeralnewyork.wordpress.com/ ... riendless/
"Home for Little Wanderers," indeed . . .!
"Today there are only four examples of his design in existence. Two are banks, which are currently under renovation (one in Manlius, IL). The 3rd is an apartment house still being used for its original purpose. The final is, of course, our hallmark structure with its original owners, and occupied in its original design and purpose."