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CDD - Historic Sites & Structures

640 Main Street

AHRS#:
JUN-552
CBJ#:
E-45
Year Built:
Circa 1901
Location:
640 Main Street
Architectural Style:
Late 19th and Early 20th Century American Movements/Bungalow/Craftsman
Architect/Contractor:
Unknown
Historic Name:
Cole House
Historic Use:
Residence
Date Local Designation:
Sep-92
Date National Register Designation:
12-Oct-95
Historic Integrity:
Preserved/Contributing
Historic Period:
Initial Development Era 1883-1911
Parcel Number:
1C060A300050
Neighborhood:
Chicken Ridge

Additional Information

General Description

"This wood frame, two-story structure has a gable roof covered in composition shingles and a concrete foundation with a full basement. The exterior walls are clad with wood shingles in alternating 2 inch and 4 inch courses. Other architectural features include two shed dormers extending the full length of the roof, triangular knee braces, a full width hipped roofed glass enclosed porch and bay window. The building retains its architectural integrity and is a contributing element to the architectural and historic unity of the neighborhood and a contributing structure in the Chicken Ridge Historic District. "

Historical Information

Clarence Cash Cole sold his home at 624 Main and moved to this property c. 1920. Cash Cole was a significant territorial government figure who served in the Territorial House of Representatives from 1921-23 and as Territorial Auditor from 1929 -1932.




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