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418 AMHERST AVE

Architecture and History Inventory
418 AMHERST AVE | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society
NAMES
Historic Name:JOHN AND KATHERINE DAVIS HOUSE
Other Name:
Contributing: Yes
Reference Number:28080
PROPERTY LOCATION
Location (Address):418 AMHERST AVE
County:Winnebago
City:Oshkosh
Township/Village:
Unincorporated Community:
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PROPERTY FEATURES
Year Built:1914
Additions:
Survey Date:1981
Historic Use:house
Architectural Style:Craftsman
Structural System:
Wall Material:Stucco
Architect:
Other Buildings On Site:0
Demolished?:No
Demolished Date:
DESIGNATIONS
National/State Register Listing Name: Irving Church Historic District
National Register Listing Date:3/7/1994 12:00:00 AM
State Register Listing Date:7/9/1993 12:00:00 AM
National Register Multiple Property Name:
NOTES
Additional Information:ARCHITECTURAL STATEMENT: THIS TWO STORY STUCCO HOUSE IS BASICALLY A GABLE ROOFED RECTANGLE WITH THE LONG AXIS PARALLEL TO THE STREET. APPLIED TO THIS FORM IS A ONE STORY CONSERVATORY AND ON THE FACADE, A GABLE ROOFED PORCHA AND DORMER. FRAME VERTICAL BOARDS UNITE BANDS OF WINDOWS AND FORM A RUDIMENTARY HALF TIMBER DETAIL IN THE GABLE ENDS. THE BUILDING IS ARCHITECTURALLY SIGNIFICANT AND IS, STYLISITCALLY A HYBRID, COMBINING FORMS AND MOTIFS ASSOCIATED WITH THE PRAIRIE SCHOOL, ARTS AND CRAFTS DESIGNS AND THE BUNGALOW TYPE. THIS COMBINATION OF DETAILS AND MATIERIALS RESULTS IN A VERY COHESIVE DESIGN. A SIMILAR HOUSE DESIGN IS LOCATED AT 1856 OREGON (WN 27/4). HISTORICAL STATEMENT: IN 1918, JOHN J. DAVIS, EFFICIENCY MANAGER FOR PAINE LUMBER, LIVED IN THE HOUSE. THAT IS THE FIRST LISTING AT THIS ADDRESS. (A)
Bibliographic References:A. OSHKOSH CITY DIRECTORIES, 1910-1922.
RECORD LOCATION
Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory, Division of Historic Preservation, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin

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