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PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

188 Witherspoon Street

Current Name

Address

188 Witherspoon Street

Tax Parcel

1114_15.01_27

Historic District

Witherspoon Jackson HD

Classification

Noncontributing

Number of Resources

1

Style

Vernacular

Number of Stories

2

Material

Stucco

Historic Function

Domestic

Current Function

Domestic

Last Entry Update

12/9/2015


DESCRIPTION

Setting

West side of Witherspoon Street west of Maclean with a driveway on the south side. There is a low (12") concrete retaining wall a short distance back from the sidewalk for a raised front lawn.

Description

This property contains a 2-story, 2-bay stuccoed residence with its gable end facing the street. The roof is clad with asphalt shingles and features a minimal molded cornice and rake on the main elevation in addition to a small brick chimney centered on the ridge. The walls are stuccoed. Fenestration consists of replacement 1x1 double hung sash windows, arranged mostly symmetrically. On the main (east) elevation, two second floor windows with lip lintels face over a full width enclosed shed roof porch with the stair and entry door on the right. The south (left side) elevation has two windows at each level, separated by wide spacing. The stucco-clad foundation features two horizontal basement windows. A small shed addition at the rear is a 1- story section with the same materials and window type as the core.


HISTORY

Built

1850

Architect

 

Builder

 

History

According to maps, this may be one of the earlier houses in the neighborhood, c. 1850.

Sources

Early maps.


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PHOTO FROM 2015 SURVEY


2015 Photo
East and south elevations


2015 Photo
East (main) elevation


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