Building Address:  311 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. 1925

Architect:  N/A

Building Dimensions:

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

Condition:  Good

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.

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