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PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

94 Leigh Avenue

Current Name

Address

94 Leigh Avenue

Tax Parcel

1114_6906_5

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

Partially wooded property located south of Leigh Ave. in shaded section of avenue. Property slopes upward from street. House sits several feet up from street necessitating several steps in its two sets of steps which connect house to sidewalk. House is finally landscaped shrubs and other plantings including the 10' area between sidewalk and front porch.

Description

This is a large, frame, 2-story, 4-bay, twin house with a front end gabled, asphalt shingled roof and walls clad in vinyl. It retains its wooden eaves and cornice. The 1x1 windows are all replacements and its porch appears to have been rebuilt slightly. Main (north) façade (partially obscured) has a single 1x1 sash unit at attic level under apex, 2 windows across 2nd level, and 4 openings under porch on 1st level. The main entrances, having replacement doors, are located near the NE and NW corners, with 2 single sash units in between. Porch has a nearly flat roof and spans the façade; lattice spans the area between the piers. Two long wooden stairs opposite each door reach grade.

East façade fenestration includes 4 windows at 2nd level (south window slightly smaller) and three windows at 1st floor. West façade has five 1x1 sash units at 2nd level, at least 3 at 1st level. Foundation is cement.


HISTORY

Built

1930

Architect

 

Builder

 

History

Property was constructed between 1918 (not shown on map) and 1927 when it appears on Sanborn Atlas.

Sources

1918 and 1920 Sanborn Atlas.


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PHOTO FROM 2015 SURVEY


2015 Photo
North and west elevations


2015 Photo
North and east elevations


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