4037-Fall2017

Site Number: 4037

Date of Survey: 09/22/2017
Address: 2502
Number of Structures: 2
Construction Date: 1949
Current Use of Primary Building: Single Family
Historic Use of Primary Building: Single Family
Secondary Building: Shed
Style of Primary Building: Cape Cod



Number of Stories: 1
Width (bays): 3
Foundation Material: Brick
Depth (rooms): 2
Structural System: Frame
Wall Cladding Material: brick
Roof Shape: Gable
Roof Material: asphalt shingle

Decorative Details/Unique Features:

Wood covered front porch
Vented glass window in gable end
Fixed shutters
Decorative glass front door


Evidence of Integrity Location/Materials:

Replacement windows
Original vented windows
Original roof
Ghosting that reveals one window was removed.


Additions/Alternations to Primary Building:

Rear addition with vinyl wall cladding, shed roof, and open wood porch


Condition of Primary Building: Good
Observable Threats: none
Compatibility with Adjacent Land Uses:

Compatible with neighboring lot 4038 (2504 Van Buren St) and other residential buildings along the street.


Potential NR Eligibility: Contributing
Evidence of Construction Date:

The May 1947 Sanborn map and the 1958 land book indicate that the structure was built between those years. A building permit issued on 19 Apr. 1949 shows that a new dwelling was constructed on the lot, which falls within that range.

Other Comments/Salient Details:

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