This property is in a quiet dead-end street east of Witherspoon street.
lane is shaded by various trees and its two buildings, the subject of
form, are located between commercial buildings to the immediate west
Witherspoon and the Princeton Cemetery immediate to the south. Heading
from Witherspoon, frame, multi-residential unit is north of lane, and a
stone multi-unit dwelling unit at lane's end.5
Property has two historic resources. Located north of the lane is a
2-story, 10-bay, 5-unit frame rowhouse building facing south
onto the lane. It is a frame building that sits slightly skewed from
(western ended a few feet further from lane than eastern end). The
building is rectangular and is approximately 90' long and 25' wide. The
roof is an end-gabled, asphalt shingled unit with four banded brick
chimneys randomly placed on the south slope. Walls are vinyl clad,
are all 1/1 replacement sash units, and doors are replacements as well.
Fenestration includes two window units for each of the 5 residential
units, but asymmetrically spaced. Openings on the 1st and 2nd levels
aligned. There are three shed-roofed porchs over the entrances. The
and off-center ones cover 2-entrance each; the far east porch covers a
single unit. The porches or stoops are masonry and have masonry knee
on ends and between unit entrances. Turned posts with dosseret support
West end fenestration includes aligned windows near corners at each
with a smaller window centered on the 1st level. Pattern repeated on
The eastern unit built c. 1897 is a Queen Anne style building. It
of a 2.5 story, part stone and vinyl-clad building facing south, with
additions on its north end. The main (south) façade features to
2-story octagonal bay projections each with steeply pitched or pointed
pyramidal roofs. The main roof structure is hipped around a flat top,
asphalt shingled. The roof is interrupted by the aforementioned pointed
roofs of the bays, and by several shed-roofed dormers, including one
centered on south façade and three each on the east and west facades.
the south(main)façade, overhanging, molded eaves and cornice create an
exaggerated roofline over the bays and walls. There are two small sash
windows in the dormer. Both bays have three 1x1 sash units (building
appears to have all replacement windows) with decorative wall panels
and below windows. A large nearly flap porch roof separates floors and
extends well past bays. The two entrance doors , with rare transoms,
centered between bays. Porch is supported by 4 narrow squared posts
(probably not original) that stand on the frame porch deck. Deck
by cement walls beneath. Wide stairs, centered, conned porch to grade.
Railing are simple with turned balustrade.
Side walls are rubble stone and appear to be identical (west one
obscured). Tall banded brick chimney between 1st and 2nd dormer on east
wall. There are 8 windows, 4 on each level, aligned, and each with a
segmental arch in stonework above.
Attached to the rear is a 1 story addition and a 1.5 story far addition
with gabled roof and frame projection on east end.