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Grant Street – Luna Park Historic District
Grant Street

Grant Street

500 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

2½-story vernacular residence of wood construction with a gable roof and gable-end-orientation to the street incorporating board-and-batten trim to the pediment of the gable. 2-bay façade with the main entrance offset, shielded by a hipped-roof porch with the original wood posts and turned spindle balustrade. Fenestration is flat-topped, with windows set singly and in pairs. The exterior surfaces are finished in non-historic siding.

501 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

1-story brick-finished house with a side-gable roof and an offset pediment over the front porch, which is of brick construction with exposed rafter tails. Fenestration is flat-topped, with windows set on stone sills and capped with stone lintels. The main entrance is centered on the façade and features a single door with a transom.

502 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

2-story, front-gable house of wood construction with a 2-bay façade and a hipped roof front porch. Fenestration is flat-topped, 1/1.

503 Grant Street c. 1915 contributing building

2½-story American Foursquare of wood construction, finished in thin shiplap siding, with an oriel window on the side elevation, likely accessing a stairwell within. Extending across the façade is a hipped roofed porch supported by the original wood posts and enclosed within a turned spindle balustrade. This building is a twin to its neighbor at 505 Grant St.

504 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

2-story, front gable house finished in red brick with a gable roof and gable-end-orientation to the street. A gable-endoriented brick front porch extends across the façade. Fenestration is flat-topped, with some decorative window sash. 

Garage c. 1925 contributing building

2-story brick garage/apartment with cantilevered second story porch.

505 Grant Street c. 1915 contributing building

2½-story American Foursquare of wood construction, finished in non-historic siding, with a hipped roof and hipped dormers. Hipped roof front porch supported by plain wood posts and enclosed within a solid wood balustrade. On the west elevation is an oriel supported by diagonal bracing, likely opening onto a stairwell in the interior.

Garage c. 1970 non-contributing building

1-story, non-historic, gabled roofed 3 bay concrete block garage.

506 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

2-story locally-distinctive brick-finished residence with a distinctive stylized Mansard roof of tile on the façade. Extending across the façade is a brick porch supported by wooden piers and brick posts and enclosed within a solid brick railing. The porch is ornamented with modest basketweave brick work. Fenestration is flat-topped, 1/1, with stone sill and lintels and replacement sash.

507 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

2½-story stylized American Foursquare of wood construction, with a hipped roof and a prominent centered gable on the façade finished in stamped metal shingles. The front porch incorporates an original entryway with transom and sidelights, and enclosed sunroom, which appears to date from the original construction. Fenestration is flat-topped, 1/1, with replacement sash; some windows exhibit exterior fixed shutters.

Garage c. 1925 non-contributing building

1-story concrete block garage with a gabled roof. New roll-up door, new siding, new metal roof.

508 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

Two-story, front-gable residence of wood construction, finished in non-historic siding, with decorative brackets under the eaves. Gable roof with gable-end orientation and gable-end-oriented front porch. Fenestration is flat-topped, 1/1, with replacement sash.

Garage c. 1925 contributing building

1-story gable end wooden garage finished in weatherboard with exposed rafter tails.

509 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

2½-story American Foursquare finished in red brick, with a hipped roof and hipped dormers. 2-bay façade with the main entrance offset, shielded by a hipped roof brick porch. Fenestration is flattopped, with stone sills and lintels, with some windows having fixed exterior shutters. This property is a twin to its neighbor at 511 Grant St.

Garage c. 1925 contributing building

1-story gabled wood garage finished in shiplap siding.

510 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

1½-story side gable Bungalow of wood construction with a prominent shed dormer on the façade. Recessed front porch supported by replacement wrought iron posts and enclosed within a replacement wrought iron railing. Fenestration is flat-topped, 1/1, with replacement sash and some exterior fixed shutters.

511 Grant Street c. 1915 contributing building

2½-story American Foursquare finished in red brick, with a hipped roof and hipped dormers. 2-bay façade with the main entrance offset, shielded by a hipped roof brick porch. Fenestration is flattopped, with stone sills and lintels, with some windows having fixed exterior shutters. This property is a twin to its neighbor at 509 Grant St.

Garage c. 1980 non-contributing building

1-story. Front gabled, one car modern garage.

513 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

2-story apartment building of brick construction with a double gallery front porch. Fenestration is flat-topped, without notable ornament.

Garage/Apartment c. 1925 contributing building

2-story brick dependency with wooden hinged garage doors, the second story is an apartment.

518 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

Two-story, front-gable house of wood, finished in shiplap siding and asbestos shingles, with a 2-bay façade and a hipped roofed porch retaining the original wood posts and wood balustrade. 2nd story windows on the façade are shielded by a single hood supported by decorative brackets, a detail that is repeated under the eaves of the main roof. Fenestration is flat-topped, without notable ornament.

Outbuilding c. 1970 non-contributing building

1-story modern garage/ outbuilding.

520 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

2-story gable-end-oriented residence finished in red brick with a gable-end-oriented front porch supported by replacement posts and enclosed within a replacement balustrade. Fenestration if flattopped, 1/1, with rock-faced stone sills and lintels.

Outbuilding/ Garage c. 1925 contributing building

1-story, front gabled outbuilding accessed from the alley behind the house.

521 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

1½-story side gable-roofed Bungalow of wood construction with a gabled dormer on the façade and a shed dormer on the rear. Recessed front porch supported by wood posts resting on brick piers and enclosed within a brick railing. Fenestration is flat-topped, 1/1, with replacement sash. On the west elevation is a shed-roofed oriel, with scalloped rafter tails.

Garage c. 1925 contributing building

One-story, one-bay, gable roof wooden garage.

522 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

1½-story side-gable Bungalow of wood construction with a prominent gable dormer centered on the façade. Recessed front porch supported by paired wood posts and enclosed within a solid wood railing. Fenestration is flat-topped, 1/1.

523 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

1½-story side gable Bungalow of wood construction with a small shed dormer on the façade. Recessed front porch supported by battered wood posts and enclosed within a solid wood railing. Fenestration is flat-topped, with original sash. On the west elevation is a forward-projecting gableroofed bay which likely accesses an inglenook on the interior.

524 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

1½-story side gable Bungalow with a prominent gable dormer centered on the façade and penetrated by four windows. Scalloped rafter tails under the eaves of the dormer and decorative brackets on the front. Recessed front porch with wood supports.

Outbuilding c. 1970 non-contributing building

1-story, one bay, front gabled concrete block modern garage.

526 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

1½-story, side-gable Bungalow finished in stucco with a large dormer centered on the façade incorporating decorative brackets under the eaves. Recessed front porch supported by masonry piers and enclosed within a masonry balustrade. Fenestration is flat-topped, without notable ornament.

Outbuilding c. 1970 non-contributing building

1-story, one bay, front gabled concrete block modern garage.

601-603 Grant Street c. 1945 contributing building

One of two adjacent, identical apartment buildings, this is a 2-story building finished in red brick, minimal in its detailing with corbelled brick bands along the parapet. The building is oriented at right angles to Grant Street, facing its identical neighbor. Façade is 4 bays in width and the side elevations are 3-bays, penetrated by flat-topped windows with original steel frame sash. A small porch is centered on the façade, accessing the entrance to the building.

602 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

1-story, front-gable house of wood construction with a gable-end-oriented front porch supported by wrought iron replacement posts. Fenestration is flat-topped, without notable ornament.

604 Grant Street c. 1960 non-contributing building

1-story minimal traditional house finished in red brick, with an L-shaped footprint and a small stoop in the angle of the ell on the façade. Hipped roof with a forward-projecting gable roof. Fenestration is flat-topped, 1/1. General lack of architectural detail.

605-607 Grant Street c. 1945 contributing building

One of two adjacent, identical apartment buildings, this is a 2-story building finished in red brick, minimal in its detailing with corbelled brick bands along the parapet. The building is oriented at right angles to Grant Street, facing its identical neighbor. Façade is 4 bays in width and the side elevations are 3-bays, penetrated by flat-topped windows with original steel frame sash. A small porch is centered on the façade, accessing the entrance to the building.

606 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

1½-story side gable Bungalow of wood construction with a gable dormer centered on the façade and a shed dormer on the rear. Recessed front porch supported by replacement wrought iron supports and enclosed within a replacement wrought iron railing. Fenestration is flat-topped, 3/1, without notable ornament.

608 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

1½-story stucco-finished side gable roof Bungalow with shed dormers front and rear, and decorative brackets under the eaves. Recessed front porch supported by wrought iron posts and finished in artificial stone. Fenestration is flat topped, 1/1.

610 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

2-story vernacular house with a gabled roof and prominent shed dormers on either side. Hipped roof front porch shields the front entrance, which is centered on the façade. The porch is supported by stucco-finished piers and enclosed within a solid railing. Fenestration is flat-topped, 1/1, with replacement sash and some exterior fixed shutters on the façade.

611 Grant Street c. 1925 non-contributing building

2-story gable-end-oriented red brick-finished residence with some alterations to the front porch and a 2nd story sleeping porch on the façade. Fenestration is flat-topped, 1/1, with replacement sash. An addition has been made onto the rear. The building is considered non-contributing due to the loss of historic integrity. It no longer resembles an historic resource.

Garage contributing building

2-story garage apartment with a cantilevered second story porch

612-614 Grant Street c. 1935 contributing building

Two-story Colonial Revival derived double house finished in red brick, with a hipped roof façade incorporating mirror image massing with the main entrances offset, suggestive of a side-passage interior plan for each unit. Each entry is shielded by a matching brick porch with a gable roof, brick piers, and a solid brick balustrade. Fenestration is flat-topped, with 3/1 windows, set single and in pairs.

613 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

2-story vernacular residence of wood construction with gabled roof and gable-end-orientation to the street, with a 2-bay façade and a gable-end-oriented front porch supported by plain wood posts and enclosed within a solid wood balustrade. Fenestration is flat-topped, 1/1, with windows set singly and in pairs.

615 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

1-story, front-gable house of wood construction finished in thin shiplap siding, with a hipped roof front porch built on a raised foundation of concrete block and enclosed within a replacement spindle wood balustrade. Fenestration is flat-topped, with modestly molded window heads.

617 Grant Street c. 1925 non-contributing building

1-story, front-gable house of wood construction, with the original hipped roof front porch enclosed with an uncharacteristic board-and-batten finish and penetrated by two windows and a front door. Fenestration is flat-topped.

617 – 618 Grant Street c. 1935 contributing building

1½-story gable-end-oriented residence, vernacular in character, built of structural tile, with a shed roof front porch and the main entrance offset, suggestive of a side-passage interior plan. The porch is supported by tile posts and enclosed within a solid tile railing. Fenestration is flat-topped, with multilight replacement sash. The building incorporates a jerkin-head gable roof, with gable-endorientation.

619 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

One-story, front gable house with gablet and full-width, recessed front porch. Porch is supported by plain wood posts and enclosed within a solid wood balustrade. Fenestration is flat-topped and windows are 1/1 double-hung sash. 

620 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

1 ½-story Bungalow with a combination shed-gable dormer on the façade. Recessed front porch with an offset pediment, supported by masonry piers and enclosed within a solid balustrade. Fenestration is flat-topped, with 3/1 windows.

621 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

One-story, front gable house of wood construction with a hipped roof porch extending across the façade, supported by replacement wrought iron posts and enclosed within a replacement wrought iron balustrade. Vinyl siding and replacement windows.

622 Grant Street c. 1935 contributing building

2-story stucco-finished garage/apartment with two overhead garage doors on the façade which flank a single door likely accessing the second story. 2-bay façade with flat-topped 6/6 windows.

House-rear c. 1925 contributing building

One-story, gable roof house finished with shiplap siding and decorative brackets under the eaves. Hipped roof porch.

626 Grant Street c. 1960 non-contributing building

2-story minimal traditional apartment building finished in red brick with the door placement suggesting a 4-unit occupancy. The building is oriented at right angles with Grant St and the façade incorporates 4 entry doors and 4 windows; the side elevations are penetrated by 2 bays of windows. Fenestration is flat-topped, without notable ornament. Extending across the façade is a raised stoop accessing the interiors.

623 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

1-story, front-gable vernacular house of wood construction finished in thin shiplap siding, with gabled roof and recessed front porch supported by plain wood posts and enclosed within a plain wood balustrade. Fenestration is flat-topped, with replacement windows and some alterations to the window patterns on the secondary elevation.

625 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

1-story, front-gable house, built on a raised foundation with a shed-roof porch, supported by wrought iron posts. Fenestration is flat-topped, with replacement units. T-111 siding on the main elevation and asbestos shingles on sides.

627 Grant Street c.1925 contributing building

One-story, front gable house with full-length recessed front porch supported by replacement wood posts and enclosed within a replacement wood balustrade. House is finished in weatherboard and has replacement windows.

629 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

One-story, front gable house with the main entrance on the façade accessed from a concrete block stoop and shielded by a shed-roofed hood. Fenestration is flat-topped, 1/1, with window units set singly and in pairs. Clapboard siding and exposed rafters.

630 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

1½-story side-gable Bungalow of wood construction with a shed wall dormer centered on the façade. Also on the façade is a gable-end-oriented porch accessed by a straight-run of modern wood steps. Fenestration is flat-topped, 1/1, with replacement sash and some exterior fixed shutters.

634 Grant Street c. 1925 non-contributing building

1-story brick-finished commercial building with flat roof and side, stepped parapet. Main elevation has been completely remodeled and the building no longer resembles an historic resource and it is thus non-contributing.

702 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

1-story, front-gable house, vernacular in character, with a forward-projecting gable roofed wing on the façade, creating an L-shaped footprint. In the angle of the ell is a small porch with a shallow pitched roof supported by wrought iron posts. Fenestration is flat-topped, 1/1, with exterior fixed shutters. Exterior surfaces are finished in non-historic siding.

703 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

1½-story Bungalow with a side gable roof and a gable dormer centered on the façade. Recessed front porch supported by plain wood posts and enclosed within a solid wood balustrade. Interior gable-end brick chimney. Fenestration is flat-topped, 1/1, without notable ornament.

704 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

1-story hip-roofed house with a gablet. Exterior surfaces are finished in asphalt shingles. Fenestration is flat-topped, with modest windowheads.

705 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

2-story vernacular residence of wood construction with decorative brackets under the eaves. Gable roof and gable end-orientation to the street, with a gable-end-oriented front porch supported by wood and enclosed within a solid wood railing. Fenestration is flat-topped, without notable ornament. The exterior surfaces are finished in asbestos shingles.

706 Grant Street c. 1930 contributing building

1-story side-gable-roofed minimal traditional house finished in stucco, with an asymmetrical façade incorporating a step-shouldered chimney beside which is the main entrance, accessed from a small, raised stoop. Fenestration is flat-topped, 1/1, with replacement sash and window units set singly and in pairs.

707 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

2-story vernacular residence of wood construction with gable roof and gable-end-orientation to the street, and Adirondack style bracing under the eaves. Façade incorporates a side entrance shielded by a pedimented hood supported by wrought iron posts and enclosed within a wrought iron railing. Fenestration is flat-topped, 1/1, with replacement sash.

Outbuilding c.1925 contributing building

2-story outbuilding with gable roof, shed extension, and clapboard siding.

708 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

2-story Bungalow residence with a front jerkin-head gable, low front gabled porch with plain wood supports. The east and west elevations have shed dormers. Fenestration is flat topped with some replacement sash. The concrete foundation is raised with an entrance door under the front porch. A stone retaining wall is on the eastern side of the property, along the bottom entrance.

710 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

2 ½ – story, side-gable house with a shed-roof dormer on the front elevation with four small fixed pane windows. Also a front projecting gable over the front porch. The porch has a wooden trellis balustrade and plain wooden columns for supports. The stone foundation is raised with a garage door under the front porch. The front entrance is off set and hooded by a small side gabled roof. The fenestration has fixed shutters on the second story and is flat-topped. There is an internal gable chimney on the west elevation. Concrete steps with a metal railing lead to the front entrance from the side walk. A stone retaining wall is along the western side of the property following the driveway and curving at the sidewalk.

712 Grant Street c. 1925 non-contributing building

2-story residence of wood construction with a jerkin-head gable roof and gable-end-orientation to the street, with a basement-level garage on the façade. A forward-projecting gable-end-oriented front porch has been enclosed. The house has modern windows and siding. The house no longer resembles an historic resource and is considered non-contributing.

Garage c.1925 non-contributing building

One-bay, front clipped-gable garage with modern door and siding.

799 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

1½-story, side-gable Bungalow of wood with a large shed dormer centered on the façade. Recessed front porch supported by paired wood posts and enclosed within a solid wood balustrade. Fenestration is flat-topped, 1/1, with replacement sash.

Garage c.1980 noncontributing building

Modern, front gable, one-bay garage.

800-802-804-806 Grant Street c. 1930 contributing building

2-story symmetrically-massed Colonial Revival-derived apartment building finished in red brick, with a multiple roof system and porches on both the Grant Street elevation and the Park Avenue elevation. Building appears little altered from the original, retaining 6/1 windows which are set on rock-faced stone sills. Entrances incorporate semicircular hoods supported by curvilinear brackets. The slopes of the roof are penetrated by several brick chimneys.

801 Grant Street c. 1924 non-contributing building

2-story American Foursquare-derived residence of wood construction, with a hipped roof and hipped dormers. The 2nd story on the façade incorporates a sunroom penetrated by multiple operable windows. The main entrance is offset on the façade en-framed within a classically derived frontispiece. The house has replacement siding and windows and a new front entrance. It does not retain sufficient historic integrity.

803 Grant Street c. 1915 contributing building

2-1/2-story American Foursquare of wood, finished in original siding, with a hipped roof and hipped dormers. Hip-roofed front porch with replacement posts and railing. Fenestration flat-topped, 1/1.

Garage c.1915 contributing building

1-story wooden garage with a hipped roof

805 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

2-story gable-end-oriented vernacular residence of wood construction with a hipped roof porch supported by grouped wood posts. Fenestration is flat-topped, with windows set singly and in pairs.

807 Grant Street c. 1925 non-contributing building

2-story Foursquare residence of wood construction with a hipped roof and what appears to be an addition over the original hipped roof front porch. The original porch includes arcaded openings. Fenestration is flat-topped, with replacement sash. With the addition, the house no longer retains sufficient historic integrity.

Garage c. 1925 non-contributing building

1-story, side gabled wooden two car garage with modern doors and vinyl siding.

809 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

2-story vernacular residence of wood construction with a gable roof and gable-end-orientation to the street, with a hipped roof porch with curvilinear entrados and an offset pediment over the main entrance. Fenestration is flat topped, without notable ornament.

Garage c.1925 contributing building

Gable roof, wood garage with original hinged doors.

810 Grant Street 1922 contributing building

3-story Collegiate Gothic Revival-style school building designed by architect H. Rus Warne. Finished in red brick, with the exterior penetrated by many windows with multi-light sash. The symmetrical façade incorporates a centered entry bay flanked by stylized crenellated towers. The main entrance is through a stone frontispiece. The building is otherwise modest in its detailing incorporating a stone watertable and similar beltcourse above the 3rd story windows.

811 Grant Street c. 1925 contributing building

2 ½-story, front-gable house with Craftsman elements. Gable dormers on the side elevations and a hipped-roof porch with an offset pediment along the façade. Distinctive gabled finishes articulate the façade, with stylized brackets. The exterior surfaces of the house are finished in insul-brick.

813-813 ½ Grant Street c.1925 non-contributing building

2-story house with intersecting gables, likely converted from a store/residence. L-shaped façade with a hipped-roof porch in the angle of the ell. Portions of the first story have been finished in nonhistoric red brick. Much of the rest of the surfaces are finished in asbestos shingles. Fenestration is flat-topped with windows set singly and in pairs. Decorative brackets under the eaves. Due to the changes, the building does not retain sufficient historic integrity to be considered eligible.

901 Grant Street c. 1910 contributing building

1½-story double house finished in brick, with a multiple roof system and a porch extending across the façade accessing both interior units. Distinctive in its design, this building incorporates segmentalarched windows as well as flat-topped windows, some of which have been in-filled and other replaced with modern sash units. The building originally served as the Seventh Day Adventist Church. Though there have been some alterations, the overall form of the building retains sufficient integrity to be considered contributing.

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