9:48 a.m. CDT October 27, 2015
Nearby residents say the modular style of the home doesn’t fit in with the neighborhood and detracts from the historic homes around it. Those homes, which range from 66 to 128 years old, have front porches, detached garages, large front windows and pointed roofs.
They are just outside the boundaries of the Cathedral Historic District, so there was no requirement that new homes mirror existing ones.
“The only things that house has in common with its neighbors are it has a roof, walls and windows,” said Shon Roti, who lives a block away in a house built in the 1800s.
Neighbor Eric Unzicker agrees.