154 - 156 John Street


  • Historic Name: 154-156 John Street
  • Address: 154-156 John Street
  • Tax Parcel: 1114_17.04_13
  • Historic District: Witherspoon-Jackson
  • Historic Style: Vernacular
  • Historic Street: John Street
  • Classification: Contributing
  • Number of Resources: 1
  • Number of Stories: 2
  • Material: Aluminum
  • Historic Function: Domestic
  • Current Function: Domestic

Photo from 2015

154-156 John Street Alley Side 2015 (PNG)

Photo from 2015

154-156 John Street Front View 2015 (PNG)

Photo from 2015

154-156 John Street Front Tree View 2015 (PNG)


Twin house (#154 south/left, #156 north/right) with narrow profile and small overall massing. End-gable, asphalt shingled roof with stucco-clad chimneys engaged at both ends, aluminum siding, 4, bays, 2 stories with full-length front porch. House faces east. Fenestration at the 2nd floor is slightly asymmetrical; all windows are 1x1 sash replacements. Four windows at 2nd level spaced to denote housing unit. AT first floor #154 has a single-window at SE corner and door, possibly original. Unit #156 is larger, with two centered windows on the 2nd floor and a door plus 2 windows on the first floor. Doors are side by side, with #156 centered. The porch has a shed roof supported by 5 squared posts, a wood deck, block piers, simple turned balustrade. Wide off-center steps with metal railings to the sidewalk. Large 2-story addition provides a square footprint.

North end façade, 2nd level has three windows (2 on the addition); 1st level has 2 windows near core corners and 2 on addition


This house is believed to appear on the 1852 map and thus c. 1850 construction date.