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CDD - Historic Sites & Structures

707 Main Street

AHRS#:
JUN-543
CBJ#:
E-36
Year Built:
Circa 1935
Location:
707 Main Street
Architectural Style:
Late 19th and Early 20th Century American Movements/Bungalow/Craftsman
Architect/Contractor:
Unknown
Historic Name:
Ficken House
Historic Use:
Residence
Date Local Designation:
Sep-92
Date National Register Designation:
12-Oct-95
Historic Integrity:
Preserved/Contributing
Historic Period:
Peak Gold Mining Era 1921-1939
Parcel Number:
1C030A290020
Neighborhood:
Chicken Ridge

Additional Information

General Description

"This wood frame, one-and-one-half story building has a cross-gable roof covered with composition shingles. The foundation is concrete with a partial basement. The irregularly shaped building (43.5 x 30.5) has exterior walls clad with horizontal wood beveled clapboard siding and vertical wood tongue and groove siding in the gable ends. Architectural elements include a triangular knee braces, paneled door, multi-paned double-hung windows, ribbon widows, a bay window with a shed roof and decorative scalloped wood trim. It retains its architectural integrity and is a contributing element to the architectural and historic unity of the neighborhood. It is a contributing structure within the Chicken Ridge Historic District."

Historical Information

Arthur and Florence Ficken owned the home. Arthur Ficken worked as a butcher and managed the Frye and Bruhn Meat Company.




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