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PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

199-201 JOHN ST

Current Name

Address

199-201 JOHN ST

Tax Parcel

1114_15.01_14

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

11/2/2015


DESCRIPTION

Setting

Property on east side of John Street with slight downward slope to the north. Historic resource is a twin house with front porch just 2' from sidewalk. Slightly shaded part of street.

Description

Property contains newly painted historic twin house (#201 on left-north, #199 on right-south)with an extended rear creating an irregular asphalt- shingled, end gabled-roof. House is a 4-bay, two-story, stucco-clad house with a full-length front porch. Windows are replacements with simulated divided lights. Fenestration on west (main) façade has 4 sash windows on 2nd floor but window #3 is sealed. On 1st level openings aligned with openings above. Doors are centered. Opposite doors are masonry steps to grade. Shed roofed front porch has simple wood posts, railing and balustrade.

Left or north façade has centered windows at 1st and 2nd levels, plus additional single windows on both levels at east half.


HISTORY

Built

1896

Architect

 

Builder

 

History

House first shows on 1898 map but not 1895 map thus house built c. 1996.

Sources

Sanborn maps.


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