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PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

76 Leigh Avenue

Current Name

Address

76 Leigh Avenue

Tax Parcel

1114_6906_14

Historic District

Witherspoon Jackson HD

Classification

Contributing

Number of Resources

1

Style

Bungalow

Number of Stories

1

Material

Vinyl

Historic Function

Domestic

Current Function

Domestic

Last Entry Update

11/12/2015


DESCRIPTION

Setting

Small lot on the south side of Leigh street. House is 8-10' south of the sidewalk with landscaped plantings between house and sidewalk, framed by wood beams. Drive to west of property reaches 1.5 story garage/shed rear of property.

Description

Property contains a frame, 1.5-story, 2-bay, side-end gambrel-roofed bungalow. Walls are aluminum clad, eaves are wood, and the windows are 1x1 replacements. Key features: abnormally sized dormer and bay window on front (north) façade. The asphalt-shingled gambrel roof has a centered brick chimney. ON the main façade, there is a gabled dormer at the east half and a much larger, gabled dormer with a exaggerated tapered walls and large sash window on the west half. Across the front is a full length porch with hipped roof supported by Tuscan posts. The wooden porch is reached via stairs opposite the main entrance near NE corner. West of the door is the octagonal 3-window bay unit. Foundation is cement.

West end displays gambrel shape with two windows near windows on each floor, aligned. East side is obscured; at least one window near SE corner 1st floor.

AT the SW corner of the lot is a front end gabled, 1.5 story, small shed or garage. The frame building has a wooden door.


HISTORY

Built

1915

Architect

 

Builder

 

History

According to maps house constructed between 1911 and 1918.

Sources

1911 and 1918 Sanborn Maps.


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PHOTO FROM 2015 SURVEY


2015 Photo
North and west elevations


2015 Photo
North (main) elevation


2015 Photo
North and east elevations


HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPHS

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