88 Walnut Street

The City of Independence Oregon - Official Website
Classification:
Historic Non-Contributing
Year Built:
1886
Style:
Vernacular

This one and one half story residence is L shaped in plan with additions. It is covered with a gable roof with gable dormers and composition shingles. Narrow shiplap siding with cornerboard sheaths the exterior. A concrete foundation supports the building. The windows are multi-light fixed pane and six over six double hung wood sash on the south elevation. There is a hip roof porch with plain posts and a solid balustrade. The building faces east on the corner of North Walnut Street and North Butler Street and is in excellent condition.

The building was owned by the Kurre family in the early 1900's. Claude Kurre was born Janaury 14th, 1880 in Missouri and came to Oregon in 1884. He lived in Independence until 1925 when he moved to Cottage Grove.

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