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PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

131 John Street

Current Name

Address

131 John Street

Tax Parcel

1114_17.02_115

Historic District

Witherspoon Jackson HD

Classification

Contributing

Number of Resources

2

Style

Vernacular

Number of Stories

2

Material

Stucco

Historic Function

Domestic

Current Function

Domestic

Last Entry Update

11/2/2015


DESCRIPTION

Setting

Mid block on the east side of John Street, driveway to a two story barn/garage on the right (south side). House sits on a sunny lot behind hedge and front yard.

Description

The stuccoed two story, asphalt- shingled, end-gabled three bay house has its long axis parallel to the street. The entrance door is in the center of the facade beneath a small pedimented porch on a concrete base with two wood corner posts. The windows are all one over one replacement units including the four units on the gable end facades. There is small attic window in the south gable end offset to the front to avoid the chimney just behind the ridge. The north facade a typical window towards the front corner and one smaller unit on the first floor towards the rear. This gable end has two attic windows.

Former stable now garage is to SE of house at rear of lot. Two story frame building with overhead garage doors, two large windows on 2nd level with solid wood cargo door centered. Asphalt shingled, end gable roof.


HISTORY

Built

1920

Architect

 

Builder

 

History

House c. 1925 (not seen on 1918 map, indicated on 1927 map). Barn dates to c. 1900. It was part of property that ran to Quarry Street then subdivided for housing after 1918.

Sources

Sanborn atlases.


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PHOTO FROM 2015 SURVEY


2015 Photo
West (main) elevation


2015 Photo
West and south elevations


2015 Photo
West and north elevations


2015 Photo
Garage: west elevation


HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPHS

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