508 OTTAWA AVE.

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508 OTTAWA AVE.

508
,
Durham
NC
Built in
1920
Construction type: 
National Register: 
Neighborhood: 
Type: 
Use: 

This two-story house has a clipped front gable. It is a two-bay, double-pile house with little ornament, but retains much of its original exterior fabric including wood weatherboards throughout and friezeboards between the floors and beadboard in the soffits. It stands on a rise above Ottawa Avenue supported by a stuccoed brick foundation and has an asphalt-shingled roof. Tax records indicate that the house was constructed in 1920. However, the earliest known resident of the house is Don V. Burke (confectioner) from 1924 to1939.

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  • Sun, 04/15/2012 - 7:43am by gary

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508
,
Durham
NC
Built in
1920
Construction type: 
National Register: 
Neighborhood: 
Type: 
Use: 

 

508ottawa_040512.jpg

04.15.12

This two-story house has a clipped front gable. It is a two-bay, double-pile house with little ornament, but retains much of its original exterior fabric including wood weatherboards throughout and friezeboards between the floors and beadboard in the soffits. It stands on a rise above Ottawa Avenue supported by a stuccoed brick foundation and has an asphalt-shingled roof. It has one-over-one wood windows and a hip-roofed front porch supported by simple round columns with a modern replacement rail. A two-story, hip-roofed block extends from the right (west) rear of the house with a one-story, shed-roofed block off the rear and an enclosed shed-roofed porch within the ell. A wood and concrete retaining wall runs along the street and the left (east) side of the front yard with modern concrete steps leading to the front of the house.

Tax records indicate that the house was constructed in 1920. However, the earliest known resident of the house is Don V. Burke (confectioner) from 1924 to1939.

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