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PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

207 JOHN ST

Current Name

Address

207 JOHN ST

Tax Parcel

1114_15.01_15

Historic District

Witherspoon Jackson HD

Classification

Contributing

Number of Resources

1

Style

Vernacular

Number of Stories

2

Material

Wood

Historic Function

Domestic

Current Function

Domestic

Last Entry Update

11/2/2015


DESCRIPTION

Setting

Wooded lot with open lawn at SE corner of Lytle and John Streets. House front porch is immediately east of John Street sidewalk, with sidewalk some 4' east of curb.

Description

Historic resource is single residence with 2-story addition and porch attached to SE corner. Alterations modernized what was originally probably a simple house, but changes appear to have taken place years ago. Wood overhanging eaves throughout is key feature. House is 3-bays wide with end- gabled, asphalt shingled roof with overhanging, molded eaves that extend over shed roofed addition. Upper floor and attic level is wood shingled; 1st level is stucco. Windows are 1x1 replacements. Main (west) façade has 3 evenly spaced windows on 2nd floor. On 1st floor there is a window near NW corner and door at SW corner, both aligned with windows above. Door has 2-light transom. A flat roofed door with identical flared molded flat roof similar to main roof is supported by 2 square posts on small masonry porch. Metal railing on porch and along cement steps facing south.

Addition is attached to SE corner. It has two stories clad like core and has large porch wrapping around west and south sides, with faired overhang and squared posts. Addition has openings at west and south facades. North façade has 4 windows, two on each level, aligned, with two on core and two on addition.


HISTORY

Built

1880

Architect

 

Builder

 

History

House first appears on 1890 map but not on 1875 map, thus c. 1880 construction date.

Sources

Maps and Sanborn atlas.


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