South Ocean Avenue
547 South Ocean Avenue
Building Address: 547 South Ocean Avenue
Section / Block / Lot: 20 / 3 / 28
Surveyor’s Name: Jackie Peu-Duvallon
Survey Date: January 2004
Building Type: House converted to a garage
Building Name: N/A
Date of Construction: ca. 1890
Architect: Not available.
No. of Floors: 2
Decorative Features: Exterior window moldings
Siding Material(s): Wood clapboard
Roof Style: Gambrel
Roofing Material(s): Asphalt shingle
Window Style(s): Original 6/6 double hung
No. of Entrances and Placement: Two garage doors on the west façade.
Chimneys and Placement: None.
Architectural Integrity: The over all appearance of this garage is likely as it was fist constructed, except that the original roofing material has been replaced.
Typical of folk houses of the late Victorian period, this house has an L-shaped plan and square, symmetrical massing. Two stories high and two bays wide, this house is clad in cream asbestos clapboard. Its cross gable roof is clad in asphalt shingle. The windows are one-over-one replacements. The simple wrap around porch is supported by spindle posts. The interior brick chimney is located on the south façade’s gable end.
This house appears on a 1915 map of Patchogue as a property owned by Orin Smith.
Tax assessment cards, Incorporated Village of Patchogue Building Records.
Map of Patchogue, Town of Brookhaven, Suffolk County, 1872.
Plan of South Part Patchogue, 1888.
Part of Patchogue, 1915.
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