The home of Arch McCard at 121 N. West Blvd., made the news on ConnectMidMissouri.com on Dec. 2, 2010. The house, according to this report, has been for sale for some months. The asking price is $175,000.
The home was occupied by Herb Brown,, who died in September 2010, and his wife Betty Brown, who died in 2007.
The house has often been called the Hansel & Gretel house, the Gingerbread House and other affectionate names due to the charm of the house, according to the 2010 article. The house was built around a wood cabin and has 7-foot ceilings, creating a cozy home, notes Realtor Betty Tice of House of Brokers.
The house was named to the Columbia Most Notable Properties list in 2004.