Building Address: 311 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. 1925
No. of Floors: 2.5
Decorative Features: Exposed rafters, exterior window and door moldings
Siding Material(s): Stucco
Roof Style: Hipped
Roofing Material(s): Asphalt shingle
Foundation: Concrete block
Window Style(s): 1/1 double hung replacements, 6-paned casements
No. of Entrances and Placement: One front doorway on the east elevation.
Chimneys and Placement: One interior brick chimney toward the rear of the house
Architectural Integrity: High – Moderate; the house appears unaltered.
Architectural Style: Vernacular Arts and Crafts
This is one of many vernacular Arts and Crafts houses on the lower part of Handsome Avenue. This house stands two-and-a-half stories high and fours bays wide, and has a square plan. Its low-pitched hipped roof features wide overhanging eaves and exposed rafters. The exterior is of beige-painted stucco. Three arched bays create the integrated porch. A pair of windowed doors are centrally placed beneath the porch; on each side are pairs of windows. The windows throughout the house are one-over-one double hung replacements. An interior brick chimney is located toward the rear of the house.