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PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

110 Leigh Avenue

Current Name

Address

110 Leigh Avenue

Tax Parcel

1114_13.01_6

Historic District

Witherspoon Jackson HD

Classification

Contributing

Number of Resources

1

Style

Dutch Colonial Revival

Number of Stories

1

Material

Aluminum

Historic Function

Domestic

Current Function

Domestic

Last Entry Update

11/12/2015


DESCRIPTION

Setting

Narrow lot on south side of Leigh Ave. with house set back approximately 8 feet from sidewalk , medium-size shade tree between curb and sidewalk, and access drive along west side of house to rear of lot. Lot is mainly flat.

Description

This is a fine example of a front-end-gambrel-roofed house designed in the Dutch Colonial Revival style. This is a frame, 1.5-story, 2-bay, machined- shingled walled house with an asphalt shingled gambrel roof. Key features are its roof, large monitor dormers, wooden window entablatures, and heavily molded porch. Main (north) façade includes half-round divided light window (original) under crest, two large sash units (replacements) centered on 2nd level, and a paired window unit nearly centered on 1st level with inoperable shutters. Divided light door with wooden surround (all believed original)located near NW corner. Full-length front porch with tin-clad hipped roof with thick cornice and overhanging eaves is supported by two narrow Doric columns. Concrete steps with metal railings lead down to grade opposite door.< supported by two narrow Doric columns. Concrete steps with metal railings lead down to grade opposite door.

West façade exhibits 2nd level exhibits nearly full length dormer with three windows on dormer and two paired units (differing in size) at 1st level. East façade, beside dormer, could not be investigated.


HISTORY

Built

1925

Architect

 

Builder

 

History

Property first appears on 1927 Sanborn map; but not on 1918 map.

Sources

1918 and 1927 Sanborn Atlases


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PHOTO FROM 2015 SURVEY


2015 Photo
North and west elevations


2015 Photo
North (main) elevation


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