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PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

44 BIRCH AVE

Current Name

Address

44 BIRCH AVE

Tax Parcel

1114_6905_8

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

Densely built area on south side of Birch Ave. Photography and inspection difficult due to other houses. Small front yard taken up with centered steps and cement basement entrance. This property also contains 48 Birch A Ave in same building.

Description

This vernacular house is a frame, 2.5-story, vinyl-clad structure with an end-gabled, asphalt-clad roof and a 2-story shed roofed rear addition. Rectaangular core features a large, 2-windowed, gabled dormer, centered on the main (north) elevation. At 2nd level there are two sets of paired, long wi long windows. All windows on house are 1x1 sash replacements and feature thick s thick surrounds. At 1st level, the main door is at NE corner; a paired window window unit is centered. Hipped roofed porch is supported by 4 squared postsit postsitting on wood deck supported by masonry piers; squared balustrade. New woo New wooden steps are centered to grade. Immediately west of steps are cemen cement steps with metal railing reaching a front basement entrance. Only east fa├žade could be examined: a 1-story extension of the rear add addition juts out 2-feet from elevation.


HISTORY

Built

1920

Architect

 

Builder

 

History

Building first shows up on 1927 Sanborn Atlas, but not indicated on 1918 atl atlas.

Sources

Sanborn Atlas


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PHOTO FROM 2015 SURVEY


2015 Photo
North and east elevations


HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPHS

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