1065 N. Waco
William H. Sternberg, a
prominent builder during Wichita's economic boom days of
the 1880's, built his own residence in 1886,
incorporating the Victorian penchant for millwork "gingerbread"
with this extravagantly gabled Queen Anne-styled home.
The house is the only remaining mansion
of this style in the city and is regarded as a
quintessential product of the late Queen Anne residential
design and stylistic features. From its native stone
foundation to the four corbelled brick chimneys with
their decorative flues, the house served as a showcase for the