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PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

290 Witherspoon Street

Current Name

Address

290 Witherspoon Street

Tax Parcel

1114_6902_7

Historic District

Witherspoon Jackson HD

Classification

Noncontributing

Number of Resources

1

Style

Vernacular

Number of Stories

3

Material

Aluminum

Historic Function

Domestic

Current Function

Domestic

Last Entry Update

11/11/2015


DESCRIPTION

Setting

Mid block, west side of Witherspoon Street north of Birch Avenue, narrow driveway on the south side. Flat lot with front yard 12' from sidewalk in unshaded part of street.

Description

Three story aluminum sided residence with the gable end facing the street. Judging by the shallow roof pitch, vestigial side pents and a change in window type (taller six over six), the third floor appears to be an addition thus making house noncontributing. The second floor front facade has a triple six over six replacement window assembly over a full width semi enclosed porch with the entrance door on the right side. Windows are replacements. The fenstration patterns on the side facades are irregular. Steel fire escape system on north fa├žade.This house is one of the more unusual houses in the Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood.


HISTORY

Built

1920

Architect

 

Builder

 

History

This house shows up on the 1927 atlas but not the 1911 atlas, thus the c. 1920 construction date.

Sources

Sanborn Atlas.


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PHOTO FROM 2015 SURVEY


2015 Photo
East and north elevations


2015 Photo
East and south elevations


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