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PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

220 JOHN ST

Current Name

Address

220 JOHN ST

Tax Parcel

1114_15.04_8

Historic District

Witherspoon Jackson HD

Classification

Contributing

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

One of three narrow lots north of Lytle Street on the west side of John Street. Wooded lot and former entrance to Stanworth immediately south of lot. Property drive along north property line. House set back approx. 8' from sidewalk with masonry landscape retaining wall around small garden.

Description

This property contains a single residence that has undergone changes at some earlier time. It consists of a stucco-clad, 3-bay, 2-story shed roofed core with partial 2 and 1 story rear additions. Main (east) fa├žade has three tall 1x1 windows with thick surrounds (all house windows are replacements)at 2nd level. On 1st level, main entrance is near SE corner aligned with window above. Two other tall and narrow windows are to right of door but not aligned with those above. Porch is full-length: standing seam metal, shed roof supported by decorative metal posts. Wooden porch deck has metal railings which flank steps to grade (somewhat opposite door). Porch rests on masonry piers.

North end wall shows shed roof and a single sash unit on each floor, aligned.

South (left) elevation show core shed roof pitched over 2-story rear addition thus exhibiting a shallow-pitched, irregular gable roof. Small shed-roofed, far rear addition also visible. There are two windows at second level ant atleast 3 at first (obscured).


HISTORY

Built

1892

Architect

 

Builder

 

History

This house is first indicated on the 1895 Sanborn map but not on the 1890 map, thus c. 1892 construction date.

Sources

Historic Maps


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