5. 16807 Hilliard

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One of the most charming Victorian-era structures remaining in Lakewood is this spacious cottage, a substantial enlargement of an older and smaller house, sometime in vicinity of 1880. A second-floor window cutting into the roofline, decorative hoods over the windows, a marvelous set of Victorian double-doors under a transom-window, altogether make for a delightful composition. Best of all are round windows in the peak of the gables, framed by deliciously lace-like vergeboards. 

The iron fence surrounding the deep front-yard is not original to the house but is otherwise of the same era as the house.

See Dan Chabek's Lakewood Lore article on the Erastus Day House.