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These photos are from our "train tour" . We didn't stop - just passed slowly by but I loved the look of these houses do I decided to do a page for them. Yellow cs - old stash Paper Company, green cs - Bazzill; pp - Carta Bella (flower) green journal mat - Creative Memories ; canvas accents - Prima; border under title - Pink Paislee, brads - Basic Grey, ink - Tim Holtz; frame - RAK.

Journaling: In the East Howard Street Historic District, polite architecture primarily takes form in the Queen Anne style. The Queen Anne style was popular among Biloxi residents during the period dating from 1880 to 1910 and was promoted through the newspaper, plans, specifications and articles on architecture appearing frequently: "a Queen Anne Cottage was described and illustrated in 1893 as an ideal home for people of limited means, price to be about two thousand dollars."

The style is characterized by steeply pitched, irregularly-shaped roofs; variously sized single and grouped windows; a variety of decorative elements and siding types; and asymmetrical facades with partial or full-width porches. In the East Howard district, most examples are found on East Howard Avenue. The houses at 632 East Howard Avenue (1900) and 638 East Howard Avenue (1900) are recognized as two of the finest late Queen Anne houses in Biloxi, "notable for their porches and decorative woodwork.