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PROPERTY INFORMATION

Historic Name

12 Race Street

Current Name

Address

12 Race Street

Tax Parcel

1114_6903_13

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

11/1/2015


DESCRIPTION

Setting

This lot is at the NW corner of Birch Avenue and Race Street. The house has a Race St. address but may have originally been constructed to face Birch. It is a flat lot and lightly shaded. The house sits behind a boxwood type hedge and has ample lawn space on its south and east sides, in addition to the sidewalk that runs along both streets.

Description

This is a frame, 2-story, vinyl-clad, vernacular house with an asphalt- shingled, front-end gabled roof. It is now oriented east towards Race Street. A 1-story addition with low-pitched gable roof is attached to what may have been the front façade facing Birch. A tall brick chimney is on the SE corner. The house has a large foot print but otherwise it is lighted adorned. The main (east ) façade has two 6x6 sash windows (possibly old or original) with faux shutters near NE and SE corners. On 1st level the main door is near SE corner of core and aligned with window above. There is a center window and a window near NE corner also aligned wit window above. The door is protected by a shed roof which is an extension of the 1-story addition attached to the south façade at SE corner. Main feature of south façade is the one story extension, plus two windows at the 2nd level (6x6). The north façade has two 6x6 windows at both levels, aligned.


HISTORY

Built

1920

Architect

 

Builder

 

History

House was constructed sometime between 1918 and 1927.

Sources

Sanborn Atlases


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PHOTO FROM 2015 SURVEY


2015 Photo
South and east elevations


2015 Photo
North and east elevations


2015 Photo
North and west elevations


2015 Photo
Garage: east (main) elevation


HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPHS

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