212 S. 6th Street

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This one and one half story residence is rectangular in plan. It has a gable roof with one central shed dormer and is covered with composition shingles. Shiplap siding sheaths the exterior. A concrete foundation supports the building. The windows are one over one double hung wood sash with aluminum storm windows. The porch has boxed columns with capitals and a solid balustrade. There is a historic shed addition on the rear elevation which is attached to a small one story gable building. The building faces east on the corner of South Sixth Street and "C" Street and is in good condition.

There is a two car garage with paneled doors, a gable roof and shiplap siding on the west end of the property.


The building was occupied in the late 1920's and the 1930's by Virgil M. De Coaster. De Coaster was the owner of a hop yard in Marion County across the Willamette River. Martin Genntermann, a dairyman, moved into the residence sometime after 1941.


EC= Eligible/ Contributing

NHD= Listed in Historic District

Comments: 1/1 wood sash windows with attached exterior storm windows; enclosed rear porch.
EC detached garage.

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