Mercury Boulevard property description

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1006 East Mercury Boulevard
DHR no. 114-5002-0240
Resource Type: single dwelling
Construction date/period: 1951
Style: Colonial Revival

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single dwelling: Contributing

This two-story dwelliing is constructed in the Colonial Revival style.  The dwelling rests on a concrete foundation with wood frame structural system clad in brick veneer.  The centrally located one-story half-circle stoop with Doric columns supporting a flat membrane roof with boxed cornice adorns a single-leaf primary entrance characterized by a wood door with aluminum storm door.  The dwelling has individual and paired eight-over-eight and six-over-six double hung wood sash with aluminum frame storm windows.  There is a side porch located on the southwest side of the building which has been enclosed with aluminum frame louvered windows.  The dwelling has a gambrel roof with full width shed dormers on the front and rear.  There is one centrally located brick chimney.  The dwelling has a one-story L-shaped addition appended to the rear (north) side.  The addition is characterized by a brick foundation with wood frame structural system supporting aluminum frame louvered windows which lead to a garage. The one-and-one-half story, two-bay garage is constructed on a concrete slab foundation with masonry structural system clad in brick veneer.  The garage has two paneled and six-light fixed pane doors, and a four-over-four double hung wood sash.  The front gable roof is clad in composition shingles.