6005-Fall2019

Site Number: 6005

Date of Survey: 09/18/2019
Address: 522
Number of Structures: 1
Construction Date: 1946
Current Use of Primary Building: Multi Family
Historic Use of Primary Building: Multi Family
Secondary Building:
Style of Primary Building: Neocolonial



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

Decorative Details/Unique Features:

Brick veneer in a running/stretcher bond, off centered door emphasized with hipped porch supported by piers, large eave overhangs off sides of building, emphasis on symmetry, tiny Central chimney


Evidence of Integrity Location/Materials:

Original windows with pretty severe deterioration on muntins and mullions, original brick, original porch with severe deterioration in flooring


Additions/Alternations to Primary Building:

Boarded up window in apex of gable on side elevation


Condition of Primary Building: Poor
Observable Threats: neglect, other
Compatibility with Adjacent Land Uses:

Is surrounding by two empty lots on either side but is very compatible with still standing adjacent buildings in terms of their brick materiality and style but is too dilapidated to fit with houses in use across the street


Potential NR Eligibility: Contributing
Evidence of Construction Date:

Along with a deed of partition in deed book 79 page 304 there is a plat done by one L.R.R. Curtis dated to 1946 wherein a brick dwelling is listed as lot D in block 133 referred to as 522 Willis St. in the actual text of the deed, dwelling most likely constructed in time period specified as Marion Willis owned lot and surrounding land then bequeathed it onto his son Marion Willis III

Other Comments/Salient Details:

Sign designating the architectural materials of house protected by government posted on front of structure

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