Building Address:  306 Conklin Avenue

Section / Block / Lot:

Surveyor’s Name:  Jayme Breschard

Survey Date:  August 4, 2004

Building Type:  residence

Owner’s Name:  Richardson

Building Name:

Date of Construction:  ca. 1916

Architect:

Building Dimensions:  38’ x 24’

No. of Floors:  1 ½

Decorative Features:  full-width one-story façade (east) porch with posts and closed rail and nonfunctioning louvered shutters

Siding Material(s):  horizontal vinyl siding

Roof Style:  saltbox

Roofing Material(s):  asphalt shingles, plain

Foundation:  concrete

Window Style(s):  paired and single one-over-one double-hung sash, fixed sash, and sliding windows

No. of Entrances and Placement:  off-centered entrance, slightly recessed, on façade (east)

Chimneys and Placement:  not visible

Condition:  good

Architectural Integrity:  original windows and wall cladding have been removed

Architectural Style:  Colonial Cottage

Description: 
The building at 306 Conklin Avenue sits on the west side of the street.  A poured concrete walkway runs eastward from the façade’s porch to the street.  A concrete slab sits near the road in the front (east) lot.  There are no visible outbuildings.

Historical Information: 
The building at 306 Conklin Avenue first appears on an October, 1916 Sanborn Fire Insurance Map.  A full-width porch was tacked on the façade by October, 1926 as well as a rear (west) one-story addition.  Sometime between October, 1926 and July, 1947, a one-story garage was built in the rear (west) lot.  This structure no longer exists.

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

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps.  Patchogue, New York: February 1910, October 1916, and October 1926 (updated through July 1947); available from http://ezproxy.library.cornell.edu:2972/ Internet; accessed 9 August 2004.

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