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PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

27 Lytle Street

Current Name

Address

27 Lytle Street

Tax Parcel

1114_15.02_69

Historic District

Witherspoon Jackson HD

Classification

Contributing

Number of Resources

1

Style

Vernacular

Number of Stories

2

Material

Stucco

Historic Function

Domestic

Current Function

Domestic

Last Entry Update

11/1/2015


DESCRIPTION

Setting

This flat, narrow lot on the north side of Lytle is one of the few lots in the Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood with major landscaping. A brick and metal fence system fronts the property along the sidewalk, framing the small 10-foot week front yard between the house and sidewalk. Within the fenced area are various plantings between the fence and house. A property drive leads to the rear of the property east of the house. Large trees in this part of the street provide shade to the property.

Description

This property contains a small vernacular, stucco-clad frame house with a 2-story core with an end-gabled, asphalt-shingled roof, and a 2-story, shed-roofed early rear extension doubling the size of the core. The cornice is quite thick for the small size of the building. A stucco- clad chimney runs up the east side of the core, and through the roof crest. The main or south fa├žade is 3-bay wide. There are two 1x1 replacement windows at the second level (slightly off center). The first floor has a door with a a rare curved transom near the SW corner, and two additional windows. A front porch runs the length of the house. It has a hipped roof and is enclosed with large windows above the knew wall. The east side of the house has a paired and a single window unit on the 2nd floor which is aligned with identical windows units on the 1st level, all on the rear addition. The west side has a single window on the rear extension at the 2nd level. On the first level there is a single window on the core near the southwest corner, and a paired and single window on the extension. aligned with identical windows units on the 1st level, all on the rear addition. The west side has a single window on the rear extension at the 2nd level. On the first level there is a single window on the core near the southwest corner, and a paired and single window on the extension.


HISTORY

Built

1890

Architect

 

Builder

 

History

This house was constructed sometime before 1890, as it appears on the historic map of that year.

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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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