An 1898 stately all-brick home sited on 0.8 acres of mature landscaping including century-old Norway spruce trees and garden areas. The historic Albert J and Alice E Borts House is a classic Queen Anne style landmark. An Iowa City landmark and registered on the National Register of Historic Places (NR #100003921), the home's history includes Carl H Klaus who founded the University of Iowa Nonfiction Writing Program. Ornate molding, a grand staircase, corner cupboard, built-in armoire, and wainscoting wood wall-paneling appoint the home. Featuring a living room, dining room, kitchen and powder room on the main; the living areas open to garden grounds. The upper level includes three-bedrooms, a large bathroom, and a finished attic loft. Outdoor areas include gardens, screened porch, gazebo, terrace and pavilion spaces. Architecturally perfected, the home is a heritage to an era of fine-craftsmanship and its' stately presence.