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CDD - Historic Sites & Structures

373 S. Franklin Street

AHRS#:
JUN-143
CBJ#:
A-04
Year Built:
1896
Location:
373 S. Franklin Street
Architectural Style:
Late Victorian
Architect/Contractor:
unknown
Historic Name:
Crescent Apartments
Historic Use:
residential
Date Local Designation:
Date National Register Designation:
17-Jun-94
Historic Integrity:
altered/ contributing
Historic Period:
Initial Development Era 1883-1911
Parcel Number:
1C070H030020
Neighborhood:
Juneau Downtown Historic District

Additional Information

General Description

This irregularly-shaped, two-story wood frame building measures 40' x 60'. It has a concrete foundation, double hung windows, and a flat roof. Originally a parlor house, the twelve bedrooms have been converted to apartments. Alterations include storefront windows on first floor with a vernacular entrance, new horizontal cedar siding, a plain cornice and a sidewalk canopy.

Historical Information

According to oral history, it was one of Juneau's more infamous houses of ill-repute during the gold rush and mining days. The building reflects the 1883 - 1911 period of significance.




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