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PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

58 BIRCH AVE

Current Name

Address

58 BIRCH AVE

Tax Parcel

1114_6905_4

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 lot located on south side of Birch Ave. near John Street. Front yard is landscaped in mulch and approx. 10' of frontage between sidewalk and house. Pave drive runs along east side of lot.

Description

This lot contains a twin house with large rear 2-story addition. Core is a two story, 4-bay, frame, vinyl-clad (as is core) structure with end-gabled asphalt shingled roof. Fenestration across main (north fa├žade) includes two small 1x1 sash units with what may be wood surrounds (all windows are replacements) at 2nd level. At 1st level, a window and door unit serving each interior unit centered below window above. Full-length porch with nearly flat roof supported by 2 square posts. Deck is frame supported on masonry piers. Centered stairs reach grade. Cement clad foundation.

East (left) elevation shows fine gable eave (aluminum clad) and molded cornice of addition. Two-story rear addition has incised porch at SE corner. At 2nd level fenestration includes pair of window units off-center on core and centered on addition; 1st level shows pair of window units aligned with windows above on core and single window centered on addition. This pattern is repeated on west elevation.


HISTORY

Built

1915

Architect

 

Builder

 

History

Core of house appears c. 1915 (shown on 1918 map but not 1911 map); large rear addition built after 1927.

Sources

Sanborn Atlases


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PHOTO FROM 2015 SURVEY


2015 Photo
North and west elevations


2015 Photo
North (main) elevation


2015 Photo
North and east elevations


HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPHS

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