South Ocean Avenue
Building Address: 561 South Ocean Avenue
Section / Block / Lot: 20 / 3 / 29
Surveyor’s Name: Jackie Peu-Duvallon
Survey Date: November / December 2003
Building Type: House
Building Name: N/A
Date of Construction: ca. 1890
No. of Floors: 3
Decorative Features: Fascia trim, shutters
Siding Material(s): Vinyl
Roof Style: Gable
Roofing Material(s): Asphalt shingle
Foundation: Rusticated concrete block
Window Style(s): 1/1 Replacement
No. of Entrances and Placement: One door west elevation and one on the south elevation.
Chimneys and Placement: None.
Architectural Integrity: Moderate; the original siding and roofing materials have been replaced. The wrap around porch has been partially enclosed. The original windows have been replaced.
Architectural Style: Vernacular Turn of the Century Folk
Three stories high and two bays wide, this house is clad in white vinyl siding. Its gable roof is clad in asphalt shingle. A shed dormer with a pair of one-over-one windows projects from the roof on the south façade. There is little ornamentation on this house, except for fascia trim and shutters on the west façade. The windows are one-over-one replacement throughout. The simple wrap around porch has been partially enclosed at the west and east facades. The house appears on an 1815 map of the area. According to its tax assessment card, the house dates from 1890.
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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