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PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

173 Witherspoon Street

Current Name

Address

173 Witherspoon Street

Tax Parcel

1114_21.01_17

Historic District

Witherspoon Jackson HD

Classification

Contributing

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 east side of Witherspoon Street, set back from the sidewalk with a two bay garage at the extreme rear of the property.

Description

Two story "L" shape stuccoed two story residence on a raised foundation with the stem of the "L" on the right projecting toward the street. The street gable front is two bays with a full width pent that extends a little further above the entrance door on the right hand side. The two second story front windows are elongated double hung replacement units above a smaller paired unit below. The base of the "L" has a gabled roof across its full extent with centered windows in the attic and second floor levels, a double at the south first floor and small square unit on the north. A flat roof square plan infill occurs at the second floor re- entrant corner. There is a one story shed roof extension in the rear.


HISTORY

Built

1900

Architect

 

Builder

 

History

C. 1900 house first shows up on the 1902 Sanborn map along with several at that time on east side of Witherspoon. These properties and buildings are not indicated on the 1898 map.

Sources

Historic maps.


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PHOTO FROM 2015 SURVEY


2015 Photo
West and north elevations


2015 Photo
West and south elevations


2015 Photo
Garage: west elevation


HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPHS

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