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PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

23 Quarry Street

Current Name

Address

23 Quarry Street

Tax Parcel

1114_17.03_91

Historic District

Witherspoon Jackson HD

Classification

Contributing

Number of Resources

1

Style

Italianate

Number of Stories

2

Material

Vinyl

Historic Function

Domestic

Current Function

Domestic

Last Entry Update

11/11/2015


DESCRIPTION

Setting

This property is on the north side of Quarry Street just east of the Waxwood Apartment building. The property is shaded by mature street trees, once which is between the sidewalk and the curb. The property driveway runs immediately east of the house.

Description

This property contains one of the neighborhood's finest houses. It is a large, 2.5 story, house with Italianate details. It is a frame residence consisting of a cross-gabled, asphalt-shingled roof with thick cornice encased in aluminum. A large banded stucco-clad chimney protrudes from the crest at the east gable. A two story addition attached to rear. Fenestration on south(main) fa├žade includes a pared 1x1 window with faux shutters centered under gable, and three 1x1 windows regularly spaced across 2nd level. All windows appear to be replacements. The 1st level is partially obscured by an enclosed porch. The porch is full-length with hipped roof supported by 4 vinyl clad posts. Main entrance is near SW corner with two windows to right aligned with 2nd floor windows (these large 1x1 units may be original). The door is a replacement. The porch window openings include divided light arched transoms, typical of older enclosed porch window and door units. East end of house includes two windows in all three floors (symmetrical with 1st and 2nd floor windows aligned, and 2 windows (two each level) on rear addition. West end was obscured but rear addition protrudes from west plain of core and has windows on both 1st and 2nd floors.


HISTORY

Built

1860

Architect

 

Builder

 

History

The house appears to date to c. 1860. The historic map of 1852 clearly shows a vacant lot in this location. The house appears on the historic map of 1875. The house has an appearance similar to the house at 31 Green Street and may have been constructed by the same builder.

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PHOTO FROM 2015 SURVEY


2015 Photo
South and east elevations


2015 Photo
South (main) elevation


2015 Photo
South and west elevations


HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPHS

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