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PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

231 JOHN ST

Current Name

Address

231 JOHN ST

Tax Parcel

1114_15.02_39

Historic District

Witherspoon Jackson HD

Classification

Noncontributing

Number of Resources

1

Style

Vernacular

Number of Stories

2

Material

Stone

Historic Function

Domestic

Current Function

Domestic

Last Entry Update

11/3/2015


DESCRIPTION

Setting

Second residential property on the east side of John Street south of Clay Street. The house is set back slightly from its southern neighbor with a small front lawn with a brick walk to the porch entry stair. The driveway apron is on the left (north).

Description

Two bay, two story street facing gable, rectangular footprint. The walls are coated with textured stucco or thin stone. The two equally spaced second floor windows are one over one replacement units typical for the house. The front door is directly below the left unit beneath a full width shed roof for the two bay porch. There are two windows adjacent to the door, one in the center, the other aligned with the right hand unit above. A rectangular louver is centered in the stuccoed gable end. The north facade has three typical windows at the second floor level above a typical to the rear and a small unit to the front. The south facade has four typical windows at each level. There is a one story shed extension across 2/3 of the rear starting at the NE corner, and a small chimney in the center of the ridge.


HISTORY

Built

1915

Architect

 

Builder

 

History

Property first appears on 1918 map; does not appear on 1911 map and thus the c. 1915 construction date.

Sources

Sanborn Atlas


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