Building Address: 234 Foster Avenue
Section / Block / Lot:
Surveyor’s Name: Jackie Peu-Duvallon
Survey Date: January / February 2004
Building Type: House
Building Name: N/A
Date of Construction: ca. 1890
No. of Floors: 2.5
Decorative Features: Fascia trim, spindle posts, sawn brackets, exterior window and door mouldings, shutters.
Siding Material(s): Wood shingle
Roof Style: Cross gable
Roofing Material(s): Asphalt shingle
Foundation: Concrete block
Window Style(s): 2/2 double hung originals, with 1/1 storms set in front of them.
No. of Entrances and Placement: One front door on the east façade.
Chimneys and Placement: One interior brick chimney toward the rear of the house.
Architectural Integrity: High. The appearance of the house is likely as it was first built, except that the original roofing material has been replaced.
Architectural Style: Vernacular Turn of the Century Folk
This two and a half story turn of the century folk house is has an L-shaped plan and cross gable roof. The house is clad in dark red-painted wood shingle and has wide, white- and beige-painted fascia trim. Likewise, the window and door mouldings are painted white and are framed by beige-painted shutters. Its cross gable roof is clad in asphalt shingle. The front porch features spindle posts and flat-sawn brackets. The windows throughout the house are two-over-two double hung originals, with one-over-one storms set in front of them. Small, square two-over-two windows feature in the gable ends. The interior brick chimney is located to the rear of the house and rises through the ridgeline.
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