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PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

3-5 Lytle Street

Current Name

Address

3-5 Lytle Street

Tax Parcel

1114_15.02_84

Historic District

Witherspoon Jackson HD

Classification

Contributing

Number of Resources

1

Style

Vernacular

Number of Stories

2

Material

Machine Shingles

Historic Function

Domestic

Current Function

Domestic

Last Entry Update

11/1/2015


DESCRIPTION

Setting

This house sits parallel to the street with no yard space to the front or sides. Its south or main façade faces the street and its front porch is nearly aligned with the sidewalk. A large tree near the front of the house provides shade.

Description

This 2-unit house is a vernacular or I-house type building. It is frame, two stories, with an end-gabled, asphalt shingled roof and machined (possibly asbestos) cladding. Its overall characteristics would indicate an much earlier construction date than 1900. Small stucco-clad chimneys are found at each end of the roof. The roof line is unadorned. Fenestration is symmetrical on the main (south) façade. Across the 2nd floor there are 4, 1x1 replacement windows and simple box frames. The first floor contains two side-by-side entrance doors flanked by appropriately-sized 1x1 single windows. The full-length front porch has a shed roof and is supported by Victorian inspired turned posts (3) and squared balustrade. The porch is accessed from the ends. Fenestration on the ends consists of two replacement windows on the first floor only. A 1-story, shed-roofed porch or addition runs the length of the rear (north) façade.


HISTORY

Built

1900

Architect

 

Builder

 

History

The house was built around 1900. It first appears on the 1906 Sanborn map; it does not appear on the 1890 map.

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PHOTO FROM 2015 SURVEY


2015 Photo
South and east elevations


2015 Photo
South (main) elevation


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