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PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

156-158 Witherspoon Street

Current Name

Address

156-158 Witherspoon Street

Tax Parcel

1114_17.03_80.01

Historic District

Witherspoon Jackson HD

Classification

Contributing

Number of Resources

1

Style

Italianate

Number of Stories

2

Material

Vinyl

Historic Function

Domestic

Current Function

Domestic

Last Entry Update

11/1/2015


DESCRIPTION

Setting

This property is located on the west side of Witherspoon Street just north of of Torrey Lane. Witherspoon Street has a tree-lined sidewalk on both sides. Th The property has a small lawn on its east side between the sidewalk and the house.

Description

Two bay frame structure with gable end facing Witherspoon Street. There is a two story three sided bay window on the left side next to the entrance door and a one over one window on the right. There is a full width shed roof porch with three ornamental bracketed posts. The entrance stair and porch railings are wood with square 2x2 balusters. The side elevation (south) on the alley has four windows and a central steel stove pipe against the wall coming from the basement. There is vinyl siding on all exterior wall surfaces.


HISTORY

Built

1895

Architect

 

Builder

 

History

The house was constructed c. 1895. Historic atlases as late as 1890 show a vacant lot in this location. The house first appears on the historic map of 1898, which identifies the property as 100 Witherspoon Street. The property appears on all later maps and historic aerials.

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PHOTO FROM 2015 SURVEY


2015 Photo
East and south elevations


2015 Photo
East (main) elevation


2015 Photo
East and north elevations


HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPHS

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