Building Address: 27 Astor Avenue

Section / Block / Lot:

Surveyor’s Name: Jayme Breschard

Survey Date: June 11, 2004

Building Type: residence

Owner’s Name: Pat and Catherine Buckley

Building Name:

Date of Construction: ca. 1930


Building Dimensions: 23’ x 45’

No. of Floors:1

Decorative Features: pedimented entry porch with Tuscan column supports, gable louvers, and louvered shutters

Siding Material(s):clapboard

Roof Style: cross-gabled

Roofing Material(s): asphalt shingle, plain

Foundation: concrete block (with broken ashlar face)

Window Style(s):six-over-one double-hung sash and casement windows

No. of Entrances and Placement: centered full casement door on west façade

Chimneys and Placement: not visible

Condition: fair

Architectural Integrity: rear (east) one-story addition and screened entry porch

Architectural Style: Bungalow

The building at 27 Astor Avenue sits on the east side of the road.There is no drive, but at the rear (east) of the building sits a one-story side-gabled garage with weatherboard siding and a roof sheathed with asphalt shingles.A paneled roll-up garage door is placed on the south gable end. On its west façade, placed at opposite ends, are vertical board doors with plain trim and iron strap hinges.Separating the doors is a six-light casement window.

Historical Information:


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

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