226 John Street


  • Historic Name: 226 John Street
  • Address: 226 John Street
  • Tax Parcel: 1114_15.04_91
  • Historic District: Witherspoon-Jackson
  • Historic Style: Vernacular
  • Historic Street: John Street
  • Classification: Contributing
  • Number of Resources: 2
  • Number of Stories: 2
  • Material: Stucco
  • Historic Function: Domestic
  • Current Function: Domestic

Photo from 2015

226 John Street Side Front View 2015 (PNG)

Photo from 2015

226 John Street Driveway View 2015 (PNG)

Photo from 2015

226 John Street Front View 2015 (PNG)

Photo from 2015

226 John Street Side View 2 2015 (PNG)


The main resource on the lot is a frame, 2.5-story 3-bay, front-end gabled vernacular house. Walls are stucco and sit on a stone foundation. Windows are all 1x1 replacement. This is one of the rare houses that has a balcony over the front porch. House-oriented east. The asphalt shingle roof has a stucco-clad chimney and has gabled dormers centered on both sides of the house. The front façade exhibits gabled end with returns and molded cornice. Fenestration on façade; 3rd level - two closely spaced windows centered under crest; 2nd level - two windows flanking a centered door to balcony; 1st level - main entrance at SE corner with paired windows on the right half. Windows and doors here have flared lintels and wooden surrounds. Balcony serves as a full-length porch roof. It is sported by three square posts standing on masonry walled based. Solid railing/balustrade. Large concrete steps with metal railing opposite door lead to grade.

The north or right façade exhibits dormer and window with four windows aligned on both 2nd and 1st levels with center two windows closer together. South or left elevation exhibits dormer, with single sash unit at 2nd level and two windows near corners at first level.

Garage: Two bay, stucco-clad, with high, asphalt shingled, near pyramidal roof.


This house was constructed c. 1915. It is not indicated on the Sanborn Atlas of 1911 but does appear on the Sanborn Atlas of 1918. (Sanborn Atlases)