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PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

195-197 JOHN STREET

Current Name

Address

195-197 JOHN STREET

Tax Parcel

1114_15.01_13

Historic District

Witherspoon Jackson HD

Classification

Contributing

Number of Resources

1

Style

Vernacular

Number of Stories

2

Material

Vinyl

Historic Function

Domestic

Current Function

Domestic

Last Entry Update

11/2/2015


DESCRIPTION

Setting

Lot on east side of John Street that gently slopes down to the north. Open lawn and drive to the south with shade trees in front and rear. Wide steps divide lawn in front; front porch is about 10' east of sidewalk.

Description

This nearly square, frame, 4-bay, 2-story, vernacular twin (#195 on south - right and #197 on north - left) has a large, asphalt shingled, end gabled roof with stucco clad chimney near north end. Recently rehabilitated house is vinyl clad and all windows are replacement 1x1 sash units with 6x6 simulated divided lights. Fenestration on front (west) façade exhibits 4 evenly spaced windows at 2nd level aligned with 4 openings at 1st level. Entrance doors occupy the center 2 openings flanked by sash windows. A front porch runs most of the length: shed roof, metal posts, wood deck on block piers, wide front centered steps with metal railing, which lead to grade. A one story gabled addition attached to rear.

South façade has centered attic window, and windows aligned at both levels n near corners. Pattern repeated on north façade. Soouth fac


HISTORY

Built

1915

Architect

 

Builder

 

History

House is not on 1911 atlas but appears on 1918 atlas thus a c. 1915 construction date.

Sources

Sanborn atlases.


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