Building Address: 91 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, square-sawn porch posts, shutters, exterior window and door mouldings, square-sawn balusters, bay window.
Siding Material(s): Vinyl clapboard
Roof Style: Cross gable
Roofing Material(s): Asphalt shingle
Foundation: Concrete block
Window Style(s): 2/2 double hung replacements, 20-paned fixed original, new bay window with a 16-paned window and 4/1 windows, new sidelights.
No. of Entrances and Placement: One front door on the east façade.
Chimneys and Placement: One interior brick chimney on the north façade.
Low - moderate. The siding materials have been replaced, or covered by, vinyl siding. This includes at the fascia, soffits, and on the portico pediment. The original roofing material has been replaced with asphalt shingle. The south façade has a one story addition. The original windows have been replaced, except for the fixed pane window in the gable end. A bay window has been added to the east elevation. Sidelights have been added to either side of the front door.
Architectural Style: Vernacular Turn of the Century Folk
This two-and-a-half story turn of the century folk house has a cross gable roof and L-shape plan. The house is clad in white vinyl clapboard and trimmed with dark fascia, and window and door mouldings. The roof is clad in asphalt shingle. The windows throughout the house are two-over-two double hung replacements. A simple pedimented portico supported by square-sawn wood posts frames the front door. The pediment detail is also covered in vinyl. A bay window has been added to the first floor on the east elevation. The interior brick chimney is located on the north façade.
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