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PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

21 Maclean Street

Current Name

Address

21 Maclean Street

Tax Parcel

1114_15.01_33

Historic District

Witherspoon Jackson HD

Classification

Contributing

Number of Resources

1

Style

Vernacular

Number of Stories

2

Material

Vinyl

Historic Function

Domestic

Current Function

Domestic

Last Entry Update

11/11/2015


DESCRIPTION

Setting

Mid block on the north side of Maclean Street on the common setback line from the street and sidewalk. Driveway is on the east (right) side.

Description

The two sides of this two story vinyl clad twin residence are not identical. The east side (right #19)) is two bays while the right (#21) is three. The party wall between dwellings appears to be roughly centered, and the two entrance doors are about a foot apart on the street facade. Reflecting the unequal windows, the three bay porch with its original turned posts and ornamental brackets has two bays relating to the west residence. The openings for the one over one replacement windows and door are vertically aligned. Only the two right hand windows are aligned on #21 residence, the second unit on the second floor is centered between the right hand window and the window over the door of the west residence (#19).

There are small square brick chimneys at each gable end stacked windows near where the rake transitions to the low slope shed roofed two bay extension. The extension is aligned with the east gable end wall and extends about 3/4 of the way across the rear facade. There is a slightly narrower one story hip roofed extension beyond the two story mass. The second floor rear facade has four windows equally spaced.


HISTORY

Built

1880

Architect

 

Builder

 

History

This house first appears on the 1890 map (but not the 1875 map) thus the c. 1880 construction date. However, it is shown as a long, single building until 1906, when it appears as a double house.

Sources

Historic maps and atlases.


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PHOTO FROM 2015 SURVEY


2015 Photo
South (main) elevation


2015 Photo
South and west elevations


2015 Photo
Detail of front doors


HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPHS

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