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CDD - Historic Sites & Structures

734 Goldbelt Avenue

AHRS#:
JUN-162
CBJ#:
E-01
Year Built:
Circa 1912
Location:
734 Goldbelt Avenue
Architectural Style:
No Style
Architect/Contractor:
Ian Cobb
Historic Name:
Cobb House
Historic Use:
Residence
Date Local Designation:
Mar-86
Date National Register Designation:
12-Oct-95
Historic Integrity:
Preserved/Contributing
Historic Period:
Territorial Gov't/Beginning Mining Era 1912-1939
Parcel Number:
1C030A330010
Neighborhood:
Chicken Ridge

Additional Information

General Description

"It is a one-and-one-half story, nearly square structure (36í x 38í). The gable roof is covered with composition shingles, as are the shed roofed dormers on each side of the roof and the gable ends. The structural system consists of concrete block with wood frame on the gable ends and dormers. The first level is asymmetrical with a shed roofed enclosed porch on the left side and two twelve lite windows on the balance of the wall. Additional architectural features include a wrap around single fascia and round topped brick chimney. The hollow concrete blocks used in construction were manufactured locally at the Last Chance Basin. The house is an example of Juneauís vernacular architectural forms and it is an important contributing element to the architectural and historic unity of the neighborhood. It is contributing building within the Chicken Ridge Historic District. "

Historical Information

"John H. Cobb, Juneau attorney and partner of J.F. Maloney, originally owned the house. Cobb was in private law practice in Juneau from 1902-1908 and was chief territorial counsel to Governor Strong from 1913 to 1917. The house is an example of Juneauís vernacular architectural forms and it is an important contributing element to the architectural and historic unity of the neighborhood. "




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