Building Address: 48 Atlantic Avenue
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Surveyor’s Name: Jackie Peu-Duvallon
Survey Date: April 2004
Building Type: House
Building Name: N/A
Date of Construction: ca. 1830
No. of Floors: 2.5
Decorative Features: Pilasters, fascia trim, exterior window and door moldings
Siding Material(s): Wood clapboard
Roof Style: Cross Gable
Roofing Material(s): Asphalt shingle
Window Style(s): 6/6 double hung originals
No. of Entrances and Placement: One front door on the west elevation.
Chimneys and Placement: One interior brick chimney to the rear of the house.
Architectural Integrity: High – Moderate; the original roofing material has been replaced. The house is largely unaltered.
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
The symmetry and neo-classical details of this house are typical of the Greek Revival style. Standing two-and-a-half stories high, this house has a cross gable roof that creates an L-shaped plan. A one story wing projects on the south façade. The house is clad in pink-painted wood clapboard with asphalt shingle roofing. The house retains its original decorative elements, such as white-painted pilasters at the corners and surrounding windows and the door on the ground floor. The fascia trim, porch columns, and a window surrounds are also painted white. A carved frieze adorns the front door surround. The double hung windows are six-over-six originals. One interior brick chimney is set toward the rear of the house.