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PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

31 Maclean Street

Current Name

Address

31 Maclean Street

Tax Parcel

1114_15.01_12

Historic District

Witherspoon Jackson HD

Classification

Contributing

Number of Resources

1

Style

American Foursquare

Number of Stories

2

Material

Wood

Historic Function

Domestic

Current Function

Domestic

Last Entry Update

11/12/2015


DESCRIPTION

Setting

First lot on the north side of Maclean Street east of the corner of John Street. The setback aligns with #29 to the east which is about 4-5 feet further from the curb than the rest of the houses on the street. The driveway is on the west (left) side.

Description

This well preserved American Foursquare has an atypical center window on the second floor. The typical two over two wood window has two flanking sash units with a similar daylight opening as a glass pane in a typical window. The windows have wide casings with a projecting drip moulding above. The center and left first floor windows are similar and aligned with the typical units above. The front door is slightly further from the corner than the window above it. The full with hip roofed front porch with broad overhangs is supported by three heavy square posts with the two opposite the front door being closer together and centered on that opening. the porch railing is simple square pickets, and the concrete steps have metal railings. The hipped roof has the characteristic large overhangs and hipped dormer in the center. The dormer and second floor walls are wood shingles over clapboards on the first floor. There is a chimney in the center of the short north/south ridge. The east elevation has a single first floor window, while the west has two second for over two on the first which are not aligned. There is a flat roofed extension across most of the rear facade.


HISTORY

Built

1920

Architect

 

Builder

 

History

The house was constructed c. 1920. It does not appear on the Sanborn atlas of 1918 but does appear on the Franklin Survey atlas of 1930 and all later maps.

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PHOTO FROM 2015 SURVEY


2015 Photo
South and east elevations


2015 Photo
South (main) elevation


2015 Photo
South and west elevations


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