Building Address:  191 Handsome Avenue

Section / Block / Lot:

Surveyor’s Name:  Jackie Peu-Duvallon

Survey Date:  March 2004

Building Type:  House

Owner’s Name:  

Building Name:  N/A

Date of Construction:  ca. 1870

Architect:  N/A

Building Dimensions:

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

Foundation:  Unknown

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

Condition:  Good

Architectural Integrity:  High – Moderate; only the original roofing material has been replaced.

Architectural Style:  Queen Anne

Description:
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.

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