Location Information
(for the Roos House)
Name:Roos House
Address:208 Linton Avenue
City/County:Natchez, Adams County
Architectural Information
Construction Date:c.1906
Architectural Styles(s):Colonial Revival
No. of Stories:2
Registration Information
NR Listing Date:08 Nov 1979
NR District Name:Clifton Heights
NR Status:Contributing
Element No.:48
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Local Designation Information
Local District Name:Natchez Historic District
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Context/Comments
One of the finest examples of early twentieth-century residential architecture in Natchez. The Colonial Revival and Art Nouveau detailing of the house is so well and unusually executed that it sets the house apart from its contemporary Victorian counterparts. The house is also symbolic of the rise to prominance of the Jewish community in Natchez, a Southern town that was culturally, socially, intellectually, and economically dominated by its Jewish citizens from the post-Civil War years to the Great Depression.