5017-Fall2018

Site Number: 5017

Date of Survey: 09/17/2018
Address: 909
Number of Structures: 2
Construction Date: 1995
Current Use of Primary Building: Single Family
Historic Use of Primary Building: Single Family
Secondary Building: Shed
Style of Primary Building: Other



Number of Stories: 2.5
Width (bays): 11
Foundation Material: Brick
Depth (rooms): 5
Structural System: Frame
Wall Cladding Material: fiber cement
Roof Shape: Hip
Roof Material: asphalt shingle

Decorative Details/Unique Features:

Italianate revival style; multiple square towers with pyramid-hip roofs, single pane windows, and 1x1 windows on first story. Concrete and metal gate across front of house. Decorative painted concrete courtyard. Dentils at cornice. Covered walkway along rear of lot.Complex massing. Single chimney with decorative tier. Cylindrical tower on corner of walkway.


Evidence of Integrity Location/Materials:

Style does not match with surrounding structures, does fit in the lot well. Materials and massing fits within style of structure.


Additions/Alternations to Primary Building:

N/A


Condition of Primary Building: Good
Observable Threats: other
Compatibility with Adjacent Land Uses:

Sits on large lot, but structure encompasses most of it. Not compatible in style, size or materials. Compatible use.


Potential NR Eligibility: Non-Contributing
Evidence of Construction Date:

Deed book 281, Page 57, Penwell, Larry W. & Green, Bonnie L.; Fredericksburg Circuit Court Records

Other Comments/Salient Details:

Structure is on 21,000+ sq. ft.lot that sits at the entrance of the canal walk, and at the intersection of Madison and Littlepage Streets, tucked into a back corner of Kenmore Division. Although it is out of character of the neighborhood, it does not overly detract from it.

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