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PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

154-156 JOHN STREET

Current Name

Address

154-156 JOHN STREET

Tax Parcel

1114_17.04_13

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

11/3/2015


DESCRIPTION

Setting

Narrow lot on east side of road with passageways to rear. House adjacent to sidewalk with shade tree between walk and curb.

Description

Twin house (#154 south/left, #156 north/right) with narrow profile and small overall massing. End-gable, asphalt shingled roof with stucco-clad chimneys engaged at both ends, aluminum siding, 4, bays, 2 stories with full-length front porch. House faces east. Fenestration at 2nd floor is slightly asymmetrical; all windows are 1x1 sash replacements. Four windows at 2nd level spaced to denote housing unit. AT first floor #154 has a single window at SE corner and door, possibly original. Unit #156 is larger, with two centered windows at 2nd floor and door plus 2 windows at first floor. Doors are side by side, with #156 centered. Porch has shed roof supported by 5 squared posts, wood deck, block piers, simple turned balustrade. Wide off-center steps with metal railings to sidewalk. Large 2-story addition provides a square footprint.

North end fa├žade, 2nd level has three windows (2 on addition); 1st level has 2 windows near core corners and 2 on addition.


HISTORY

Built

1850

Architect

 

Builder

 

History

This house is believed to appear on the 1852 map and thus c. 1850 construction date.

Sources

Mapping


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