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PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

74 Leigh Avenue

Current Name

Address

74 Leigh Avenue

Tax Parcel

1114_6906_15

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

11/12/2015


DESCRIPTION

Setting

Property located on south side of Leigh Ave. in shaded part of street. Historic resource - a residence, is set back 10' south of the sidewalk with green lawn in between.

Description

Property contains a north-oriented, 2-story, 3-bay, frame residence with an asphalt-shingled, front-end gabled roof. Walls are stucco and all windows are 1x1 sash replacements but have fine lip-lintel surrounds. Building shrouded by trees. On front fa├žade there is a single window at attic level centered under crest, two single windows on 2nd level (with lip lintels), and off center openings on first level including main entrance near NE corner and two 1x1 windows west of door. There is a shed- roofed full-length front porch that is enclosed. The enclosure contains a series of large windows atop a paneled base and is quite old. The porch is wood on piers with lattice in between. Steps opposite door contains cement stairs with metal railing. Side walls are obscured but west side has aligned windows near NW corner at each level.


HISTORY

Built

1915

Architect

 

Builder

 

History

Property constructed between 1911 and 1918.

Sources

Sanborn Maps: 1911, 1918.


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PHOTO FROM 2015 SURVEY


2015 Photo
North and west elevations


2015 Photo
Detail of north elevation


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