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CDD - Historic Sites & Structures

634 Harris Street

AHRS#:
JUN-235
CBJ#:
E-28
Year Built:
Circa 1920
Location:
634 Harris Street
Architectural Style:
Late 19th and Early 20th Century American Movements/Prairie School
Architect/Contractor:
Unknown
Historic Name:
Boyle House
Historic Use:
Residence
Date Local Designation:
Sep-92
Date National Register Designation:
12-Oct-95
Historic Integrity:
Preserved/Contributing
Historic Period:
Territorial Gov't/Beginning Mining Era 1912-1920
Parcel Number:
1C040A260051
Neighborhood:
Chicken Ridge

Additional Information

General Description

"This wood frame, one-and-one-half story structure has a gable roof covered with composition shingles and a concrete and concrete block foundation. The rectangular building (40' x 28') has a full basement. The house is clad in coursed wood shingle siding and a rusticated concrete block wainscoting to four feet. Architectural elements include the concrete block wainscoting, a shed roofed wall dormer, a shed roofed enclosed porch and a hipped roof extended building section and double-hung multi-paned windows. It retains its architectural integrity and contributes to the architectural and historic unity of the neighborhood. It is one of six Prairie School-influenced buildings in the Chicken Ridge survey area. It is a contributing building in the Chicken Ridge Historic District."

Historical Information

The Frank Boyle family first lived in the house. Boyle worked as a receiver for the U.S. Land Office in 1914 and was appointed U.S. Commissioner for the Territorial Land Office c. 1927. He also served as Territorial Auditor.




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