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PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

22 Leigh Avenue

Current Name

Address

22 Leigh Avenue

Tax Parcel

1114_6907_11

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

11/12/2015


DESCRIPTION

Setting

Mid block property on the south side of Leigh Avenue with a lot that slopes up from the street. There is a concrete retaining wall about two feet tall at the sidewalk and a concrete apron on the west (right) side of the house.

Description

The three bay, two story, vinyl clad "L" shaped residence has its main ridge line parallel to the street The three one over one replacement windows are aligned with the openings below, including the front door on the right side. The full width hip roofed porch has been enclosed with screens on paneled knee walls and transom sash above. The west elevation is the continuation of the el, and has a single window at each level just past the gable end. The el terminates with a small one story shed roof enclosed porch. There is an irregular arrangement of windows on the west side of the el, and none except two small basement openings on the east gable end.


HISTORY

Built

1920

Architect

 

Builder

 

History

The house was constructed c. 1920. Historic maps show a vacant lot in this location as late as the Sanborn atlas of 1918. The house appears on the Franklin Survey atlas of 1930 and all later aerials.

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PHOTO FROM 2015 SURVEY


2015 Photo
North (main) and west elevations.


2015 Photo
East elevation.


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