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PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

260 John Street

Current Name

Address

260 John Street

Tax Parcel

1114_6906_26

Historic District

Witherspoon Jackson HD

Classification

Noncontributing

Number of Resources

1

Style

Vernacular

Number of Stories

2

Material

Stucco

Historic Function

Domestic

Current Function

Domestic

Last Entry Update

11/11/2015


DESCRIPTION

Setting

West side of John Street south of a commercial property on the corner of Leigh Avenue. There is a low concrete block wall with corner piers on the sidewalk line to define planting beds in front of the house. The driveway is on the south side.

Description

This is a more heavily altered version of the unusual variation on the American foursquare than its southern neighbor #258. The two story rectangular block with the narrow dimension facing the street is topped with a hipped roof on a broad overhang. The second floor facade is asymmetrical with the left window closer to the edge than the right, and the facade split by a projecting chimney biased to the left from the center. The hip roofed fully enclosed front porch has a pair of windows to either side of the centered front door at the top of a flight of stairs. The building has been recently stuccoed and given heavy window surrounds and quoins. The replacement windows are four over four. The south facade has siding and symmetrical window arrangements at each floor level. The center pair on the second floor has a single to either side while the first floor center pair has small paired units to either side. The north side has a single unit towards the front on each floor level.


HISTORY

Built

1930

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