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PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

171 JOHN STREET

Current Name

Address

171 JOHN STREET

Tax Parcel

1114_17.03_71

Historic District

Witherspoon Jackson HD

Classification

Noncontributing

Number of Resources

1

Style

Vernacular

Number of Stories

2

Material

Vinyl

Historic Function

Domestic

Current Function

Domestic

Last Entry Update

12/1/2015


DESCRIPTION

Setting

Narrow lot on east side of John Street with small house just 6' east of sidewalk on sunny lot. Lot was carved out of larger lot.

Description

Small, 2-story, 2-bay, 2-room deep house with low-pitched, asphalt- shingled end gabled roof, vinyl clad walls, replacement 1x1 windows and replacement front door. Fenestration on main (west) façade is asymmetrical, with two large windows on 2nd level with faux shutters, and a single window north of door on 1st level. Nearly full-length shed roofed porch supported by 4 simple posts with squared balustrade and railing that also flanks centered stairs down to grade. South façade is plain with windows aligned on both floors near SE corner, plus a centered window on 1st level; on north side there is a single window at 2nd level and a paired window and single window on 1st level.


HISTORY

Built

1994

Architect

 

Builder

 

History

The house was rebuilt in 1994. An earlier house on the property was constructed c. 1915; it first appears on the Sanborn Atlas of 1918. This earlier house was demolished for the current house.

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