1215 N. Emporia
The Carlisle House, built in 1886, was constructed for W. K.
Carlisle, a Wichita attorney. The home is of the Victorian Eclectic architectural style
and borrows details and influences from the Stick and Queen Anne styles. The two and
one-half story house features horizontal bands, steeply pitched cross gables and
In 1977, the home was in danger of being demolished to make room
for infill housing. Fortunately, an extensive community effort saved the Carlisle house