6031-Fall2019

Site Number: 6031

Date of Survey: 09/18/2019
Address: 916
Number of Structures: 2
Construction Date: 1927
Current Use of Primary Building: Single Family
Historic Use of Primary Building: Single Family
Secondary Building: Shed
Style of Primary Building: Neocolonial



Number of Stories: 2
Width (bays): 2
Foundation Material: Concrete Block
Depth (rooms): 5
Structural System: Frame
Wall Cladding Material: fiber cement
Roof Shape: Gable
Roof Material: asphalt shingle

Decorative Details/Unique Features:

Off-centered door, diagonally placed window on side, emphasis on entryway with large shed portico, symmetry emphasized on primary elevation, chimney extends off backside addition


Evidence of Integrity Location/Materials:

Exposed cement block foundation painted white on primary elevation and green on sides, new siding detailed to look like wood and be wavy, materiality on back fitted to match with original structure


Additions/Alternations to Primary Building:

Addition with shed roof extending off back from gable, another one story addition with flat roof off first addition, third off that addition with gable roof, new windows sash 6/1, was re-shingled at some point as evidence by an alteration dated to 1946


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

Very compatible, close in height, style, and use as adjacent structures


Potential NR Eligibility: Contributing
Evidence of Construction Date:

An alteration permit to reshingle the structure is existent from 1946 and it lists the owner as one V.M. Davenport, by searching his name in the tax record it is evident that 1927 was the first year V.M. Davenport is listed as being taxed and this includes a structure located in Block 128 of Mercer St

Other Comments/Salient Details:

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