214 S. 7th Street

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Classification:
Primary
Year Built:
1904
Style:
Vernacular

This two story residence has a modified L shaped plan. It has a gable roof with partial return and is covered with composition shingles. Shiplap siding and shingles in the gable end sheath the exterior. A concrete block foundation supports the building.  There windows are paired one over one double hung wood sash with a projecting cornice. The rear door is paneled and glazed. The eaves are bracketed and there are stick style details. The shed roof porch has square posts and a solid balustrade. A rectangular bay windows which have decorative surrounds, c. 1930-1940. The rear addition may have been a separate structure which has moved into place. The building faces east on the corner of South Seventh Street and "C" Street and is in excellent condition.

There is a weatherboard sided two car garage with six double hung wood sash windows associated with the structure. The structure is covered with a gable roof.

The building was constructed by the Ferguson family in 1905. 

CURRENT CLASSIFICATION:

EC= Eligible/ Contributing

NHD= Listed in Historic District

Comments: 1/1, 2/2 wood sash windows; large windows on 1st floor appear to be wood replacements infilled porch on north façade; side addition; NC garage

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214 S. 7th Street