1610 FAYETTEVILLE STREET – FELICIA D. MILLER HOUSE

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1610 FAYETTEVILLE STREET – FELICIA D. MILLER HOUSE

1610
,
Durham
NC
Built in
1926
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This two-story, hip-roofed Foursquare house is two bays wide and double-pile with a one-story, gabled rear ell on the northwest corner. County tax records date the building to 1926; the earliest known occupant is Felicia D. Miller (clerk, Bankers Fire Insurance Company) in 1930.

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35° 58' 42.1068" N, 78° 54' 2.1132" W
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1610
,
Durham
NC
Built in
1926
Architectural style: 
Construction type: 
Local historic district: 
National Register: 
Neighborhood: 
Type: 
Use: 

 

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This two-story, hip-roofed Foursquare house is two bays wide and double-pile with a one-story, gabled rear ell on the northwest corner. The house has a brick foundation, vinyl siding, and two brick chimneys: an interior chimney just south of the ridgeline and an exterior chimney on the north elevation. A one-story, shed-roofed bay on the north elevation does not retain any windows. The rest of the house retains four-over-one, Craftsman-style windows. The gabled front dormer has two louvered vents, exposed rafter tails, knee braces, and wood weatherboards. The hip-roofed front porch is supported by tapered wood posts on concrete-capped painted brick piers; it is accessed by a painted brick stair with brick knee walls. County tax records date the building to 1926; the earliest known occupant is Felicia D. Miller (clerk, Bankers Fire Insurance Company) in 1930.

As of 2013, this house is threatened with demoltion by the city. Unfortunately, the mayor and council's antagonism towards the Historic Preservation Commission likely means that NIS will take a more aggresssive stance towards demolition of structures in local districts. I fear that the intended chilling effect on the commission's purview may limit their willingness to fight the 'small' things.

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