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PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

169 JOHN ST

Current Name

Address

169 JOHN ST

Tax Parcel

1114_17.03_95

Historic District

Witherspoon Jackson HD

Classification

Contributing

Number of Resources

1

Style

American Foursquare

Number of Stories

2

Material

Stucco

Historic Function

Domestic

Current Function

Domestic

Last Entry Update

11/2/2015


DESCRIPTION

Setting

Lot on south side of street with house constructed approximately 3 feet from sidew from sidewalk on partially shaded part of street. Lot gently slopes to north. north.

Description

American Four Square style twin house, with #167 on south (right) and #165 on on north (left). Building is a square, 2.5-story, 4-bay, stucco-clad, with asp asphalt-shingled pyramidal hipped roof. ON west (main) fa├žade a single she shed roofed dormer is centered, with 2 windows. All windows are 1x1 rep replacements. Second floor has 4 evenly spaced windows; at first floor the two two entrances are centered side-by-side. Flanking entrance are paired 1x1 win windows. Doors are paneled and may be original. Shed roofed front porch is ful full-length and supported by 4 large squared posts resting on masonry knee wal wall rising from ground. Steps are centered, opposite of entrances. North side obscured; south side contains three aligned windows on both f floors.


HISTORY

Built

1915

Architect

 

Builder

 

History

Constructed between 1875 and 1890, however building changes on map between 1911 and 1918 where it doubles in size and is indicated as a brick structure (indicated as frame before that). Thus, original building presumably demolished and rebuilt as present house.

Sources

Mainly Sanborn maps.


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