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18 Downes Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0065
Resource Type: single dwelling
Construction date/period: 1910
Style: Queen Anne

Individual resource status
single dwelling: Contributing

Individual resource status
shed: Non-contributing

This two-and-one-half story Queen Anne style dwelling rests on a brick pier foundation with brick infill.  The dwelling has a wood frame structural system clad in vinyl siding.  The façade has a wrap-around porch supported by Doric columns with square picket balustrade and a hipped standing seam metal roof.  The primary entrance is characterized by a single leaf metal door with 1-light inset oval glass.  The dwelling has six-over-six and four-over-four double hung vinyl sash.  There is a one story gable and shed roofed addition to the rear (west) of the dwelling, which features a simple shed roofed stoop at the rear entry.  The dwelling has a cross gable clad in composition shingle with intersecting gable and shed roof clad in standing seam metal.  The roof has a boxed cornice.  There is one internal parged chimney centrally located on the roof ridge. 

There is a shed located at the southwest corner of the property, to the rear of the dwelling, which rests on a concrete foundation with wood frame structural system clad in plywood.  The sloped roof is clad in rolled composition roofing. 

19 Downes Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0066
Resource Type: single dwelling/apartments
Construction date/period: 1892
Style: Italianate

Individual resource status
single dwelling: Contributing

This dwelling is a two-story house designed in the Italianate style.  It rests on a brick foundation with wood frame structural system and aluminum siding.  The one-story two-bay porch is supported by chamfered posts with an intricate balustrade and corner detailing, as well as brackets along the cornice line of the standing seam metal hipped roof.  The primary entrance is characterized by a single leaf six-light wood door.  The dwelling has two-over-two double hung wood sash with aluminum frame storm windows.  There is a substantial composition shingle front gable rear addition appended to the southern side of the dwelling.  The addition rests on a concrete block foundation with wood frame structural system and vinyl siding.  The addition has a 1-light fixed vinyl sash. 

21 Downes Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0067
Resource Type: single dwelling
Construction date/period: 1927
Style: Late Victorian, Bungalow/Craftsman

Individual resource status
single dwelling: Contributing

This one-story dwelling with Late Victorian and Bungalow/Craftsman influences, rests on a parged brick foundation with wood frame structural system and clapboard siding.  The dwelling has a centrally located primary entrance with ten-light wood door flanked by three light transom windows.  There are two-over-two double-hung wood sash windows with aluminum frame storm windows in individual, paired, and triple configurations.  The hipped roof is clad in composition shingles and features exposed rafter tails.  There is one internal brick chimney which is located in the northwest corner of the dwelling. 

22 Downes Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0068
Resource Type: single dwelling
Construction date/period: 1926
Style: No Style Listed

Individual resource status
single dwelling: Contributing

Individual resource status
garage/apartment: Contributing  (c1930 – site visit)

This is a two story dwelling with minimal architectural detailing.  The dwelling is comprised of a brick foundation with wood frame structural system clad in asbestos siding.  The one-story two-bay front porch is supported with square wood posts and a standing seam hipped roof.  The primary entrance is characterized by a wood door with single-light and a metal storm door.  There are individual one-over-one vinyl double hung sash windows.  The front gabled roof has boxed cornices with minimal cornice returns wrapped in aluminum; the roof is clad in standing seam metal.  There is one internal brick chimney located on the southwest side of the dwelling. 

There is a one-story garage apartment constructed on a concrete foundation;  the wood frame structural system is clad in vertical wood siding;  the garage apartment has one-over-one vinyl double hung sash and a front gabled roof clad in standing seam metal.

26 Downes Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0070
Resource Type: single dwelling
Construction date/period: 1907
Style:  Italianate

Individual resource status
single dwelling: Contributing

Individual resource status
shed: Non-contributing  (c1990 – site visit)

This is a two-story dwelling designed in the Italianate style.  The dwelling rests on a brick and concrete block foundation with wood frame structural system and vinyl siding.  There is a one story porch on the façade, with a wrap around two story porch facing S. Hope Street.  The porch features fluted metal columns which are single except at the projecting square bay highlighting the primary entrance, where the columns are paired.  The square picket balusters are supported by piers between each column.  The two story porch is characterized by fluted columns on the first and second floor with square picket balustrade on the first floor and turned balustrade on the second floor.  The primary entrance is characterized by a single leaf wood door with aluminum storm door flanked by 1-light sidelights and surmounted by a transom.  The secondary entrance, located on S. Hope Street, is characterized by a single leaf wood door surmounted by a transom.  The dwelling has two-over-two double hung wood sash with aluminum frame storm windows.  There are some decorative fixed multi-pane wood sash, and one six-over-six single hung vinyl sash.  The dwelling has a side gable roof with a cross gable projecting bay.  The cornice has paired brackets, and there are two internal chimneys, with corbels, located on the north and south sides of the dwelling.  There is a two story gable addition to the north side of the dwelling, which has similar massing and detailing, and is constructed of modern materials. 

There is a one story shed constructed on a concrete pad with wood frame structural system clad in painted steel.  The shed has a flat metal roof and houses an industrial refrigerator.   

101 Downes Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0071
Resource Type: single dwelling
Construction date/period: 1906
Style: No Style Listed

Individual resource status
single dwelling: Contributing

This is a two-story house with minimal architectural details.  The dwelling is constructed on a brick foundation with wood frame structural system and clad in vertical wood and asbestos shingles.  The centrally located one-story one-bay stoop porch features wood columns supporting a front gable roof.  The primary entrance is characterized by a single leaf metal security door flanked by one-light sidelights.  The rear of the dwelling has a matching stoop servicing the matching secondary entrance.  The dwelling retains its two-over-two double hung wood sash windows which have been appended with aluminum frame storm windows.  The hipped roof is clad in composition shingles, and the two internal brick chimneys remain and are located on the north east side of the building, and on the roof ridge, respectively.

102 Downes Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0072
Resource Type: multiple dwelling/duplex
Construction date/period: 1891
Style: Late Victorian, Colonial Revival

Individual resource status
single dwelling: Contributing

This is a two-story dwelling with Late Victorian and Colonial Revival detailing.  The dwelling rests on a brick foundation with wood frame structural system clad in vinyl siding.  The primary entrance is a three-bay side porch with composition roll shed roof facing Downes Street.  The porch is supported by square wood posts with wood picket balustrade.  The entrance is characterized by a single leaf wood door with vinyl frame storm door. The secondary entrance is characterized by a one-story one-bay porch has fluted wood columns supporting a composition roll shed roof.  This entrance has a single leaf metal security door facing S. Hope Street. The dwelling has two-over-two double hung wood sash and one-over-one single hung vinyl sash.  The dwelling has an addition appended to the southeast corner; the one-story addition has a composition shingle shed roof.  The roof for the main dwelling is hipped and clad in composition shingle.  The dwelling has two internal brick chimneys; one is located on the northeast side of the dwelling and the other is located on the southwest side of the dwelling. 

108 Downes Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0075
Resource Type: single dwelling
Construction date/period: 1948
Style: No Style Listed

Individual resource status
single dwelling: Contributing

Individual resource status
shed: Non-contributing (c1960 – site visit)

This is a one-and-one-half story dwelling with minimal architectural detailing.  The dwelling rests on a brick foundation with wood frame structural system clad in aluminum siding.  The dwelling has a one-story one-bay front porch with square columns supporting a front gable composition shingle roof.  The primary entrance is characterized by a single leaf metal security door with aluminum frame storm door.  There are individual and paired six-over-six double hung wood sash and six-over-six single hung vinyl sash.  The dwelling has a full width dormer located on the west side.  The front gable roof with full width dormer is clad in composition shingles.  There is one internal brick chimney located on the east side of the dwelling.

There is a one-story shed located to the southeast of the dwelling.  The shed rests on a concrete foundation with wood frame and concrete block structural system and exterior wall cladding.  The shed has single pane fixed wood sash.  The front gable roof is clad in composition shingle.  There is a single leaf metal security door into the garage. 

110 Downes Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0077
Resource Type: single dwelling
Construction date/period: 1917
Style: Late Victorian

Individual resource status
single dwelling: Contributing

Individual resource status
shed: Non-contributing (c1970 – site visit)

This two-story dwelling is constructed in the Late Victorian style, with minimal detailing.  The dwelling rests on a brick foundation which is partially parged, and has a wood frame structural system clad in vinyl siding.  The one-story three-bay wrap-around porch has wood columns with square picket balustrade supporting a standing seam metal hipped roof.  The primary entrance is characterized by a wood and single-light door surmounted by a transom.  The secondary entrance, located on the side of the wrap-around porch, is characterized by a single leaf wood door with aluminum frame storm window.  The windows are one-over-one single hung vinyl sash.  The hipped roof is detailed with a pediment on the façade, and is clad in composition singles.  There is one internal parged brick chimney located on the southern end of the roof ridge. 

There is a one-story shed which rests on a concrete pad with wood frame structural system clad in standing seam metal.  The shed has a front gabled standing seam metal roof.   

111 Downes Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0078
Resource Type: single dwelling
Construction date/period: 1905
Style: No Style Listed

Individual resource status
Contributing

This one-story dwelling has minimal architectural detailing.  The dwelling rests on a brick foundation with wood frame structural system clad in aluminum siding.  The one-story four-bay porch rests on fluted metal columns supporting the integral hipped roof clad in composition shingles.  The primary entrance is characterized by a metal security door with 4-light lunette.  The dwelling has one-over-one double hung vinyl sash.  There is one internal parged chimney located on the roof ridge. 

115 Downes Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0080
Resource Type: single dwelling
Construction date/period: 1898
Style: Late Victorian

Individual resource status
single dwelling: Contributing

Individual resource status
shed: Contributing (c1940 – site visit)

This one-story dwelling constructed in the Late Victorian style rests on a brick foundation with wood frame structural system clad in vinyl siding.  The one-story two-bay porch with turned posts and square picket balustrade supports a composition shingle hipped roof.  The primary entrance is characterized by a single leaf wood door with wood frame screen door.  The dwelling has one-over-one single hung vinyl sash.  The front gabled roof clad in composition shingles has a boxed cornice and gable returns wrapped in aluminum. 

There is a one-story shed located to the northeast (rear) of the dwelling, which rests on a concrete pier foundation with wood frame structural system clad in plywood sheathing.  The shed roof is clad in corrugated metal. 

117 Downes Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0082
Resource Type: single dwelling
Construction date/period: 1900
Style: No Style Listed

Individual resource status
single dwelling: Contributing

Individual resource status
shed: Non-contributing (c1980 – site visit)

This one-story dwelling has minimal architectural detailing.  The dwelling rests on a concrete block and brick foundation with wood frame structural system clad in vinyl siding.  The one-story two-bay front porch features square wooden posts supporting a shed roof clad in standing seam metal.  The primary entrance is characterized by a single leaf metal security door with vinyl storm door.  There are six-over-six double hung wood sash windows and one-over-one single hung vinyl sash on the dwelling; all windows are clad with aluminum frame storm windows.  The hipped roof is clad in standing seam metal. 

There is a one-story shed located to the northeast (rear) of the dwelling.  The shed rests on a concrete slab foundation with wood frame structural system and front gable roof clad in aluminum sheathing.

121 Downes Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0085
Resource Type: single dwelling
Construction date/period: 1900
Style: No Style Listed

Individual resource status
single dwelling: Contributing

Individual resource status
shed: Non-contributing (c1990 – site visit)

This one-story dwelling has minimal architectural detailing.  The dwelling rests on a concrete block and brick foundation with wood frame structural system clad in vinyl siding.  The one-story two-bay porch with filigree metal posts supports a shed roof clad in standing seam metal.  The primary entrance is characterized by a single leaf metal security door with aluminum frame storm door.  There are one-over-one double hung wood sash windows clad in aluminum frame storm windows.  The hipped roof is clad in standing seam metal, and has a centrally located brick chimney which falls on the roof ridge. 

There is a one story wood frame shed clad in aluminum siding that rests on a wood foundation located to the northeast (rear) of the dwelling.  The shed has a front gabled roof clad in corrugated metal. 

123 Downes Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0087
Resource Type: single dwelling
Construction date/period: 1900
Style: No Style Listed

Individual resource status
single dwelling: Contributing

This one-story dwelling has minimal architectural detailing.  The dwelling rests on a parged brick foundation with wood frame structural system clad in vinyl siding.  The façade is adorned with a one-story two-bay porch with wood posts supporting a shed roof clad in composition shingles.  The primary entrance is characterized by a single leaf metal security door with aluminum frame storm door.  The dwelling has a one-story rear addition with paired four-over-four double hung wood sash, and a flat roof with rolled composition roofing.  The dwelling also has a centrally located brick chimney, which is on the roof ridge. 

202 Downes Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0088
Resource Type: single dwelling
Construction date/period: 1916
Style: No Style Listed

Individual resource status
single dwelling: Contributing

Individual resource status
shed: Non-contributing (c1970 – site visit)

This one-story dwelling has minimal architectural detailing.  The dwelling rests on a parged brick foundation with wood frame structural system clad in vinyl siding.  The one-story three-bay porch with square wood posts and brackets supports a composition shingle shed roof.  The primary entrance is characterized by a single leaf metal security door with five-light lunette window.  The dwelling has six-over-six double hung sash with aluminum frame storm windows, and one-over-one and four-over-four single hung vinyl sash.  The hipped roof with projecting eaves is clad in composition shingle. 

There is a one-story shed located at the southwest corner of the parcel, to the rear of the dwelling.  The dwelling has a concrete slab foundation and wood frame structural system clad in vinyl siding.  The front gabled roof is clad in composition shingles. 

204 Downes Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0089
Resource Type: single dwelling
Construction date/period: 1923
Style: No Style Listed

Individual resource status
single dwelling: Contributing

Individual resource status
shed: Contributing (c1940 – site visit)

This one-story dwelling has minimal architectural detailing.  The dwelling rests on a brick foundation with a wood frame structural system clad in asbestos and vinyl siding.  The one-story two-bay porch with filigree metal posts supports a shed roof clad in rolled composition roofing.  The primary entrance is characterized by a wood and six-light door with aluminum storm door.  The dwelling has one-over-one single hung vinyl sash.  The hipped roof is clad in composition shingles and has projecting eaves; there is an internal brick chimney located at the mid-point of the roof ridge. 

There is a one-story shed located in the southwest corner of the property, to the rear of the dwelling.  The shed rests on a brick foundation with wood frame structural system clad in board and batten siding.  The shed has a front gabled composition shingle roof.   

209 Downes Street
DHR no. 114-5002-0092
Resource Type: single dwelling
Construction date/period: 1917
Style: Late Victorian

Individual resource status
single dwelling: Contributing

Individual resource status
shed: Non-contributing (c1970 – site visit)

Individual resource status
shed: Contributing (c1920 – site visit)

This one-story dwelling has minimal detailing in the Late Victorian style.  The dwelling rests on a parged brick foundation with wood frame structural system and asbestos shingle siding.  The dwelling has a one-story three-bay porch with square wood posts supporting a standing seam hipped roof with appended metal awnings.  The dwelling has individual and paired two-over-two double hung wood sash with aluminum frame storm windows.  There is a one story-shed roofed rear addition located on the northeast side of the dwelling.  There is one internal parged chimney located at the ridge of the hip near the center of the dwelling.

There is a non-contributing front gable roof supported by wood posts located directly north of the dwelling (to the rear).  The roof is clad in composition shingles.  There is no foundation, no structural system, and no siding.

There is a contributing side gable shed which rests on a concrete block foundation with wood frame structural system clad in rolled composition siding with a side gabled composition shingle roof.  The shed has a fixed pane single-light window and a six-light wood door with aluminum frame screen door, and is located to the rear of the property on the north side of the dwelling.