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PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

288 Witherspoon Street

Current Name

Address

288 Witherspoon Street

Tax Parcel

1114_6902_8

Historic District

Witherspoon Jackson HD

Classification

Contributing

Number of Resources

1

Style

Vernacular

Number of Stories

2

Material

Aluminum

Historic Function

Domestic

Current Function

Domestic

Last Entry Update

11/3/2015


DESCRIPTION

Setting

Mid block west side of Witherspoon Street north of Birch Avenue.

Description

The two story residence on a raised foundation has a gable end facing the street with a full width hip roof porch with three columns on brick piers. The two more closely spaces columns on the left side are aligned with the entrance door and the wood stair to the porch. There are two six over six replacement windows on the second floor and four similar units on the north side above another four below. The building is aluminum sided. There is a rectangular louver centered in the gable end and a small square brick chimney towards the rear of the right hand roof slope.


HISTORY

Built

1920

Architect

 

Builder

 

History

House first appears on 1927 map; does not appear on 1918 map, thus the c. 1920 construction date.

Sources

Sanborn map.


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PHOTO FROM 2015 SURVEY


2015 Photo
East and north elevations


2015 Photo
East and south elevations


2015 Photo
East elevation


HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPHS

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