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PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

162 John Street

Current Name

Address

162 John Street

Tax Parcel

1114_17.04_15

Historic District

Witherspoon Jackson HD

Classification

Contributing

Number of Resources

1

Style

Greek Revival

Number of Stories

2

Material

Vinyl

Historic Function

Domestic

Current Function

Domestic

Last Entry Update

11/25/2015


DESCRIPTION

Setting

Shaded lot on west side of street. House constructed 3' from sidewalk with landscaped area between and drive to rear of lot just north of house.

Description

Box-like, 2-story, 3-bay, frame, vinyl-clad house with distinctive flat roof with overhanging eaves, rear additions and 1x1 sash replacement windows and door, and stucco clad foundation. High flat roof above 3 windows with faux shutters at second level on main (east) fa├žade. Larger window openings on 1st floor aligned with those above, and include door near NE corner. Flat-roofed porch (slight hip) runs length of house and supported by 4 squared posts and simple railing. Wooden stairs from wood deck lead to sidewalk opposite door.

North side is straight wall of core and features 2 1x1 windows at 2nd level and a paired and single window beneath on 1st level. South elevation has single window at 1st level, SE corner of core. The shed roofed addition includes a single sash window centered at 2nd level. Also shown is a shed roofed addition running length of south side of addition.


HISTORY

Built

1892

Architect

 

Builder

 

History

House not visible in 1890 map; shows up on 1895 Sanborn Atlas.

Sources

Early maps and Sanborn map


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