Building Address: 108 Edgar Avenue
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Surveyor’s Name: Jayme Breschard
Survey Date: June 1, 2004
Building Type: residence
Owner’s Name: Gary Clevidence
Date of Construction: ca. 1880
Building Dimensions: 36’ x 32’
No. of Floors: 2
Decorative Features: full-width façade (east) porch, south elevation shed dormer, and open eaves with enclosed rafter
Siding Material(s): wood shingle, split shakes, coursed
Roof Style: front-gabled
Roofing Material(s): asphalt shingle, plain
Foundation: cement block
Window Style(s): six-over-six double-hung sash and six-light casement
No. of Entrances and Placement: one full casement (interior) door on east façade (with six-panel exterior door) and a side entry at the south elevation
Chimneys and Placement: interior slope pipe chimney
Additions on the south and north elevations and new fenestration on south elevation (ribbon or grouped windows, half-round window, and sliding plate glass door).
Architectural Style: Open-Gable Cottage
One-story side-gabled outbuilding, three bays wide, sits in the south lot with flush vertical boards and cornerboards, plain asphalt shingle roof, and one-over-one double-hung sash windows.
According to the current homeowner, Gary Clevidence, this site was built up through an infill process. The trenches on the east side of Edgar Avenue were created ca. 1930 to control mosquitoes. The building was brought to the site ca. 1940.
Gottfried, Herbert and Jan Jennings. American Vernacular Design, 1870-1940. New York: Van Norstrand Reinhold, 1985.