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PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

238 Witherspoon Street

Current Name

Address

238 Witherspoon Street

Tax Parcel

1114_15.03_58

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

11/11/2015


DESCRIPTION

Setting

Mid block on the west side of Witherspoon Street between Clay Street and Leigh Avenue on the common setback line. Driveway on the north side.

Description

This is a highly altered small two story stuccoed gable roof residence with the ridge parallel to the street. A two story gabled el extends behind from the left side two bays with stacked paired double hung windows on the driveway (left) side. A flat roof two story addition adds another two bays and wraps the right (north facade) to the plane of the west gable end wall. That facade addition has four double hung windows at each floor level. There is a partially enclosed fire escape on the south side. The original entrance door under a shed roof hood is near the right side of the street elevation. The original four six over six window openings (2 each level) have had 10 true divided light picture windows inserted between to make large three part openings. There is a small stuccoed chimney at the peak of the south gable.


HISTORY

Built

1900

Architect

 

Builder

 

History

This property is indicated on the 1906 Sanborn Map. Construction date of 1900 is an estimate.

Sources

Sanborn Atlases


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PHOTO FROM 2015 SURVEY


2015 Photo
East and south elevations


2015 Photo
East and north elevations


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