Building Address: 191 Handsome Avenue
Section / Block / Lot:
Surveyor’s Name: Jackie Peu-Duvallon
Survey Date: March 2004
Building Type: House
Building Name: N/A
Date of Construction: ca. 1870
No. of Floors: 2.5
Decorative Features: Fascia trim, wood cornice, spindle posts, flat-sawn balusters, exterior window and door mouldings.
Siding Material(s): Wood clapboard
Roof Style: Hipped
Roofing Material(s): Asphalt shingle
Window Style(s): 2/2 double hung originals
No. of Entrances and Placement: One front door on the east elevation.
Chimneys and Placement: One interior brick chimney
Architectural Integrity: High – Moderate; only the original roofing material has been replaced.
Architectural Style: Queen Anne
This elaborate Queen Anne stands two and a half stories and features a typically complicated, asymmetrical roofline. Its eave front hipped roof is interrupted by triangular and conical dormers. The front façade features a two-bay wide wing projection topped by its own pyramidal roof and inset gable dormer. A bay window projection is featured on the second floor. The front porch is supported by spindle posts with scroll brackets, and features a flat-sawn balustrade and bracketed corner. The same cornice is repeated at the roofline. The house is clad in cream-painted wood clapboard. The roof is clad in asphalt shingle. The windows throughout the house are two-over-two double hung originals. The front door is located on the east façade. An interior brick chimney is located at the rear of the house.