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PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

40 BIRCH AVE

Current Name

Address

40 BIRCH AVE

Tax Parcel

1114_6905_9

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

11/13/2015


DESCRIPTION

Setting

Flat partially shaded Lot on south side of Birch Avenue with densely built houses. House includes small front and side yards (house is 8' from sidewalk).

Description

Lot contains a frame, 2-story, vinyl-sided 3-bay residence with asphalted shingled, front end-gabled roof. Key feature is 1st floor octagonal bay. Main façade, facing north, has three symmetrically spaced windows (all windows on house are 1x1 sash replacements) with 3rd opening smaller than others. First level exhibits large, 3-sided octagonal bay on east half under full-length, hipped roof porch, which is angled over east bay panel. Entrance near NW corner and aligned with window above. Small porch (bay takes up most space) has concrete steps opposite door leading to grade.

East (left) elevation has 3 single window openings aligned on each floor. West façade has just one opening at 2nd level near SW corner.


HISTORY

Built

1920

Architect

 

Builder

 

History

House first appears on 1927 map, but not on 1918 map.

Sources

Sanborn Atlases.


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PHOTO FROM 2015 SURVEY


2015 Photo
North and east elevations


2015 Photo
North (main) elevation


2015 Photo
North and west elevations


HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPHS

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