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PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

112 Leigh Avenue

Current Name

Address

112 Leigh Avenue

Tax Parcel

1114_13.01_39

Historic District

Witherspoon Jackson HD

Classification

Contributing

Number of Resources

1

Style

Dutch Colonial Revival

Number of Stories

2

Material

Vinyl

Historic Function

Domestic

Current Function

Domestic

Last Entry Update

11/12/2015


DESCRIPTION

Setting

Property located on south side of avenue behind small, 10' wide, front yard. Less shaded part of Leigh Avenue; narrow drive leads to rear of property east of house.

Description

This is the left or east half of a twin house. (The whole building is described here.)Property features a large, 2-story, frame, vinyl clad twin with a front-end gabled roof. The low pitched roof and gambrel projection on north (front) make the house appear as if having a gambrel roof (this also makes it appear to have large shed roofed dormers, but they are part of overall gabled structural design). Fenestration on main façade in consists of 2 opposing quarter windows centered under crest at attic level, two paired windows at 2nd level, and on 1st level two paired windows roughly centered under windows above. Main entrances utilize what may be original paneled doors (half round divided light units) near the corners. Full-length front porch has shed roof and three narrow Tuscan posts and turned balustrade supported railings. Railings continue down wooden steps to grade opposite each door. Foundation is cement.

East façade has single and paired sash units at 2nd level and at 1st level, a small stair light near SE corner, a paired unit centered, and a smaller paired unit near SE corner. West side was obscured.


HISTORY

Built

1925

Architect

 

Builder

 

History

Property first appears on 1927 map; it does not appear on 1918 map.

Sources

Sanborn Atlases 1918, 1927


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PHOTO FROM 2015 SURVEY


2015 Photo
North and east elevations


2015 Photo
North (main) elevation


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