Princeton’s Historic Resources     A Service of the Historic Preservation Commission

Home   2015 Survey   Search   Districts   Styles   Classes

   224 JOHN ST

PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

224 JOHN ST

Current Name

Address

224 JOHN ST

Tax Parcel

1114_15.04_9

Historic District

Witherspoon Jackson HD

Classification

Contributing

Number of Resources

1

Style

Vernacular

Number of Stories

2

Material

Aluminum

Historic Function

Domestic

Current Function

Domestic

Last Entry Update

11/11/2015


DESCRIPTION

Setting

This lot is one of three on a densely built area on the west side of John Street. The house faces east towards the street and has a nearly flat front yard approximately 10' from the sidewalk.

Description

This lot contains a frame, 2-story, 3-bay, c. 1892 house with a large 2-story rear addition. The house is clad in aluminum siding. Its end- gabled, asphalt shingled roof has wooden eaves. The core is rectangular and features symmetrically spaced windows on its front (east) façade. Windows throughout are 1x1 sash replacements. First floor entrance is near NE corner. It opens under a full-length hipped roofed porch supported by 3 squared wooden posts with valance. Wood deck and first floor sits several steps off ground; wide cement steps with metal railing opposite door reach grade and short cement walk to sidewalk. Foundation is cement.

North or right façade shows 2-story rear addition with aligned single windows on each level. South or left façade shows single, centered windows at each level of core. Rear addition here extends 4' beyond end of core and has a single window centered at each level.


HISTORY

Built

1895

Architect

 

Builder

 

History

This house was constructed c. 1892 as it does not appear on the 1890 map but does appear on the 1895 Sanborn Map.

Sources

Historic Maps.


LINKS AND ATTACHMENTS

UPDATE

If you have additional information or corrections to the existing information, send an email to ekim@princetonnj.gov.
Submitted information is reviewed by the Princeton HPC prior to updating the database.


PHOTO FROM 2015 SURVEY


2015 Photo


2015 Photo


2015 Photo


HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPHS

All information on this site is © the Princeton HPC and should not be used without attribution.