Copper Country Architects

Biographical Dictionary of Copper Country Architects

Lawton House

by Joe Lukaszewski

Architect: Hans T. Liebert
Location: 216 Cooper St., East Hancock
Built: 1907


Lawton House. Photograph by Joe Lukaszewski, 2006.

This bungalow-style home was originally built for Swaby and Lucy Lawton. Swaby was a lawyer for Hanchette & Lawton and brother of Quincy Mining Company’s general manager.1

The side-gable roof is a prominent feature, extending to cover the porch across the front. There are two large hip-roofed dormers in front of different sizes, although the one on the right may have originally been an open porch. There is a bay window on the first-floor front. The walls are wood-shingled.

Buildings by Hans T. Liebert in the Copper Country


  1. Alexander, East Hancock Revisited, 11.

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