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Summary for 740 S Elmgrove ST S / Parcel ID 7327901545 / Inv #

Historic Name: Unknown Common Name:
Style: Vernacular Neighborhood: South Park
Built By: Year Built: 1900
This house contributes to our understanding of vernacular architecture in early South Park.
One of only two intact shotgun houses surviving in South Park. This one story dwelling has a steeply pitched gable roof with a full width hipped roof porch. A substantial corbeled brick chimney rises from the center of the house. The asymmetrical entrance and fa├žade window are obscured by plastic enclosing the porch. The house is set on a large lot and a picket fence extends the width of its frontage.

Detail for 740 S Elmgrove ST S / Parcel ID 7327901545 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Wood - Clapboard Foundation(s): Unknown
Roof Type(s): Gable Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition
Building Type: Domestic - Single Family Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: one
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Changes to Windows: Unknown
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Major Bibliographic References

Photo collection for 740 S Elmgrove ST S / Parcel ID 7327901545 / Inv #

Photo taken Jun 01, 1991
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