Building Address:  211 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   

Decorative Features:  Hood moldings, wood cornice, cornice brackets, fascia trim

Siding Material(s):  Wood clapboard  

Roof Style:  Mansard

Roofing Material(s):  Asphalt shingle

Foundation:  Brick

Window Style(s):  1/1 double hung replacements

No. of Entrances and Placement:  Two pairs of garage doors on the east elevation

Chimneys and Placement:  None.

Condition: Good

Architectural Integrity:  High; the original roofing material and windows have been replaced.

Architectural Style:  Second Empire

This garage was formerly a carriage house, and was built to match the Second Empire style house it serves. The garage retains much of its original detailing, including two pairs of doors with their original hinge straps. Like its house, the garage also features Mansard roof with a bracketed lower cornice and simple upper cornice. Also like the house, the garage features a pair of dormers with hood moldings. The original roofing material has been replaced with asphalt shingle, and the windows are one-over-one double hung replacements.

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