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PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

32 BIRCH AVE

Current Name

Address

32 BIRCH AVE

Tax Parcel

1114_6905_11

Historic District

Witherspoon Jackson HD

Classification

Contributing

Number of Resources

1

Style

Vernacular

Number of Stories

2

Material

Aluminum

Historic Function

Domestic

Current Function

Domestic

Last Entry Update

11/13/2015


DESCRIPTION

Setting

Narrow lot on south side of Birch Ave. in densely built-out area. Lot is flat with 10' deep front yard and brick walk connecting sidewalk to steps.

Description

Lot contains a frame, 2-story, 2-bay residence with an asphalt shingled, front end gabled roof and aluminum sided walls. Most windows on house are 6x1 sash units which may be original. They are framed with wood surrounds whose reveal is compromised by siding. Eaves are aluminum clad. Main (north)elevation fenestration: 3rd level: single small window centered under crest; 2nd level: two off center windows with faux shutters; 1st level: door at NE corner aligned with window above, paired unit between door and NW corner. Full-length, steep-pitched, hipped-roofed porch with squared posts and scroll sawn bracketing wood railing and wood ballustrade. Posts connect with valance above and rest on wood deck. Wooden steps with wood railing and balustrade opposite door lead to grade. .

East (left) elevation has solid wall.


HISTORY

Built

1920

Architect

 

Builder

 

History

One of a few front-end gabled houses here constructed on Birch Ave. between 1918 and 1927, according to maps.

Sources

Sanborn Atlases


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PHOTO FROM 2015 SURVEY


2015 Photo
North (main) and east elevations


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