Building Address:  108 Edgar Avenue

Section / Block / Lot:     

Surveyor’s Name:  Jayme Breschard

Survey Date:  June 1, 2004

Building Type:  residence

Owner’s Name:  Gary Clevidence

Building Name:     

Date of Construction:  ca. 1880

Architect:   

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

Condition:  good

Architectural Integrity: 
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

Description: 
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.

Historical Information: 
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.

Source:
Gottfried, Herbert and Jan Jennings. American Vernacular Design, 1870-1940. New York: Van Norstrand Reinhold, 1985.

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