Park Avenue

Park Avenue

3 Park Avenue c. 1925 contributing building

2-story, side-gable house of wood construction with a side-gable roof and a substantial offset gable wall dormer on the south side of the façade. Extending across the façade is a hipped-roof front porch with an offset pediment over the main entrance. The porch is supported by plain wood posts and enclosed within a wrought iron railing. Fenestration is flat-topped, 1/1, with replacement sash. Tuckunder garage.

5 Park Avenue c. 1925 contributing building

1½-story side-gable house of wood construction, finished in non-historic siding, with a substantial shed dormer extending across the façade. A shed roof is supported by plain wood posts and enclosed within a paneled wood railing. Fenestration is flat-topped, 6/1, with original sash. The main entrance is offset on the north end of the façade. Tuck-under garage.

6 Park Avenue c. 1925 contributing building

2-story Dutch Colonial Revival-style residence finished in stucco, with distinctive shed-roofed

dormers front and rear with curved center pediments. Most fenestration is flat-topped, but a window centered on the second story of the façade is round-arched, with 6/1. A front porch extends across the façade, supported by attenuated Doric columns and is enclosed within a replacement wrought iron railing.

Garage c. 1960 non-contributing building

Four-bay, flat roof garage building.

7 Park Avenue c. 1925 contributing building

2-story gable-end-oriented side-passage residence of wood construction, finished in non-historic

siding, with a gable-end-oriented front porch supported by a combination of wood posts and Doric columns set in pairs. Fenestration is flat-topped, 3/1, with molded window heads.

Garage c. 1925 contributing building

1-story, one car garage with the original hinged garage doors and a front gabled roof.

8 Park Avenue c. 1925 contributing building

1½-story, side-gable Bungalow of wood construction with gable dormers front and rear. Brick front porch with solid brick railing. Exterior step-shouldered brick chimney on the north gable end. Fenestration is flat-topped, with replacement sash.

Dependency c. 1925 contributing building

1-story, two car wooden garage converted into a dependency with a front gabled roof.

9 Park Avenue c. 1925 contributing building

2-story side-gable Colonial Revival-derived residence of wood construction with a chimney centered on the façade along with a 1-story front porch supported by plain wood posts and articulated by a roof balustrade. Exterior finished in thin shiplap siding. Fenestration is flat-topped, 3/1, with modest molded window heads.

Garage c. 1925 contributing building

1-story, one car, wooden garage with original hinged doors and a front gabled roof.

10 Park Avenue c. 1925 contributing building

2-story Dutch Colonial Revival-style residence finished in red brick and stucco, with a gambrel roof and shed dormers front and rear. 3-bay façade of the main portion of the house is symmetrically arranged with a centered entrance shielded by a pedimented hood with semi-circular entrados, resting on Doric columns. What appears to be an original sunroom with a basement garage is on the north elevation. Fenestration is flat-topped, 1/1, with replacement sash.

11 Park Avenue c. 1925 contributing building

2-story, front-gable house with a shed-roof porch supported by Doric columns. Scalloped rafter tails under the eaves, and stylize bargeboard in the pediment of the gable on the façade. Fenestration is flat-topped, 1/1, with replacement windows.

101 Park Avenue c. 1925 contributing building

2-story, front-gable house with Craftsman-style elements. Full-width, shed-roof porch with half

enclosed originally. Major portions of the building clad in perma-stone. Decorative brackets under the eaves and exterior fixed shutters. 8/1 and 6/1, double-hung sash windows.

Garage c. 1970 non-contributing building

1-story, non-historic garage with an overhead door, front gabled roof, and a small window facing the house.

102 Park Avenue c. 1925 contributing building

1 ½-story, side-gable Bungalow with shed dormers front and back, finished in weatherboard, with a shed roofed front porch supported by paired Doric columns which rest on brick piers. Fenestration is flat-topped, with 4/1 original sash.

Dependency c. 1925 contributing building

1-story, gabled front wooden dependency is beside the house.

103 Park Avenue c. 1925 contributing building

1½-story side-gable Bungalow of wood construction with a shed dormer extending across much of the façade, along with a brick porch supported by brick piers and enclosed within a solid brick railing. Fenestration is flat-topped, 1/1, with window units set singly and in groups. Decorative brackets under the eaves on the side elevations.

104 Park Avenue c. 1925 contributing building

2-story side-gable vernacular residence with paired pediments on the façade, and a forward-projecting gable-end-oriented brick porch. Fenestration is flat-topped, with multi-light replacement sash. Interior gable-end brick chimney on the side elevation.

Garage c.1925 contributing building

Two-bay, gable roof garage with clapboard siding.

105 Park Avenue c. 1925 contributing building

1½-story, side-gable Bungalow with a shed dormer centered on the façade, and a partially enclosed front porch, whose appearance suggests that it dates from the original construction the building. Fenestration is flat-topped, without notable ornament. The building is finished in non-historic siding.

106 Park Avenue c. 1925 contributing building

2-story Dutch Colonial Revival-style residence of wood construction, finished in non-historic siding, with a side-gable roof and a step-shouldered exterior gable-end brick chimney on the north elevation. Gambrel roof with shed dormers front and rear. Shed-roof front porch supported by paired wood posts which rest on a brick base. Fenestration is flat-topped, with some replacement sash and some original 3/1 sash, with some windows trimmed with exterior fixed shutters.

Garage c. 1925 contributing building

1-story, two car wooden garage with wooden sliding garage doors and a front gabled roof.

107 Park Avenue c. 1925 contributing building

1½-story, side-gable Bungalow of wood construction, finished in non-historic siding, with an exterior gable-end step-shouldered brick chimney on the north elevation. Gable dormer centered on the façade, and a shed-roofed oriel extends on the north elevation. The originally recessed front porch has been enclosed with operable windows.

108 Park Avenue c. 1925 contributing building

2-story Colonial Revival-style residence of wood construction with a side-gable jerkin-head gable roof with an exterior gable-end brick chimney on the north elevation. The main entrance is centered on the Park Street elevation, but a glassed-in sunroom provides a secondary access on Hall Street. Fenestration is flat-topped, 6/1, with original sash. The exterior surfaces are finished in non-historic siding. The main entrance on the Park Drive side is shielded by a modest hood supported by plain wood post.

109 Park Avenue c. 1935 contributing building

1½-story Cape Cod-style residence finished in non-historic siding with a central chimney and paired gable dormers on the façade. Façade incorporates a centered entrance shielded by a flat metal canopy supported by wrought iron posts. Fenestration is flat-topped, without other notable ornament.

113 Park Avenue c. 1925 contributing building

2-story side-gable-roofed Bungalow of wood construction, with decorative brackets under the eaves on the side elevations and scalloped rafter tails under the eaves of a shed dormer centered on the façade. Step-shouldered brick chimney rises along the exterior of the south elevation. Fenestration is flat-topped, retaining the original 3/1 windows.

115 Park Avenue c. 1925 contributing building

1½-story Dutch Colonial Revival-style house of wood construction, with a gambrel roof and gableend orientation to the street, with shed dormers on both side elevations. The façade incorporates a pair of French doors along with the principal entry door on the north side of the façade, all of which is shielded by a hipped-roof front porch with replacement wrought iron posts. Fenestration is flattopped, with replacement sash, and fixed exterior shutters.

200 Park Avenue c. 1970 non-contributing building

Charleston First Church of the Nazarene. Non-historic church building finished in brick and stone with surface parking adjacent.

300 Park Avenue c. 1925 contributing building

One of a series of five adjacent stucco-finished residences incorporating Tudor Revival styling,

including the stucco surfaces, half timbering, etc. Roof styles include the hipped roof as well as

jerkin-head gabled roofs. Fenestration is flat-topped, with original units. Dormers appear on some of the buildings. All five resources were designed by Charleston architect, John C. Norman. 

302 Park Avenue c. 1925 contributing building

One of a series of five adjacent stucco-finished residences incorporating Tudor Revival styling,

including the stucco surfaces, half timbering, etc. Roof styles include the hipped roof as well as

jerkin-head gabled roofs. Fenestration is flat-topped, with some replacement sash. Dormers appear on some of the buildings. All five resources were designed by Charleston architect, John C. Norman.

303 Park Avenue c. 1925 contributing building

2½-story gable-end-oriented American Foursquare finished in red brick, with the pediments of the gables finished in non-historic siding. Extending across the façade is a shallow-pitched hipped roof with an offset pediment over the main entrance which is on the north side of the façade. The porch is of brick with a solid brick railing. Fenestration is flat-topped, 1/1, with replacement sash.

304 Park Avenue c. 1925 contributing building

One of a series of five adjacent stucco-finished residences incorporating Tudor Revival styling,

including the stucco surfaces, half timbering, etc. Roof styles include the hipped roof as well as

jerkin-head gabled roofs. Fenestration is flat-topped, with some replacement sash. Dormers appear on some of the buildings. All five resources were designed by Charleston architect, John C. Norman.

Garage c.1925 contributing building

2-bay, hip-roof garage, stucco covered with doors.

305 Park Avenue c. 1925 contributing building

2-story gable-end-oriented American Foursquare finished in red brick, with wood surfaces finished in non-historic siding. 2-bay façade with the main entrance offset incorporating art glass sidelights. Extending across the façade is a hipped-roof front porch of brick, with an offset pediment over the main entrance. Fenestration is flat-topped, 1/1, with replacement sash and some windows exhibiting exterior fixed shutters.

306 Park Avenue c. 1930 contributing building

One of a series of five adjacent stucco-finished residences incorporating Tudor Revival styling,

including the stucco surfaces, half timbering, etc. Roof styles include the hipped roof as well as

jerkin-head gabled roofs. Fenestration is flat-topped, with some replacement sash. Dormers appear on some of the buildings. All five resources were designed by Charleston architect, John C. Norman.

307 Park Avenue c. 1925 contributing building

1½-story, side-gable Bungalow with Craftsman-style elements. Brick on first story, vinyl on second. Combination of hip/gable dormer centered on the façade. Recessed front porch with arcaded openings and a pediment offset over the main entrance. Fenestration is flat-topped, 1/1, with replacement sash. Exterior gable-end red brick chimney is on the south elevation.

Garage c. 1925 contributing building

1-story, two-bay, front gable, brick garage with one overhead garage door. The second bay has the original wooden hinged door with a small fixed pane window in the center. The front elevation is finished in clapboard siding. The garage is shared with resource #342.

308 Park Avenue c. 1930 contributing building

One of a series of five adjacent stucco-finished residences incorporating Tudor Revival styling,

including the stucco surfaces, half timbering, etc. Roof styles include the hipped roof as well as

jerkin-head gabled roofs. Fenestration is flat-topped, with some replacement sash. Dormers appear on some of the buildings. All five resources were designed by Charleston architect, John C. Norman.

309 Park Avenue c. 1925 contributing building

1½-story, side-gable Bungalow with a combination gable/shed dormer on the façade, and a brick porch supported by brick piers and enclosed within a solid brick railing. Fenestration is flat-topped, with replacement sash.

401 Park Avenue c. 1925 contributing building

2-story, front-gable house with Craftsman-style elements. Wood construction, finished in thin

shiplap siding, with decorative brackets under the eaves, and a hipped-roof porch on the façade with an offset pediment over the main entrance. On the south elevation is an extended bay which likely accesses an inglenook on the interior. Fenestration is flat-topped, with the original 3/1 sash retained.

403 Park Avenue c. 1925 contributing building

2-story, front-gable house with Craftsman-style elements. Wood construction finished in this shiplap siding with the pediments of the gable on the façade finished in wood shingles and trimmed with decorative brackets. Hipped-roof front porch with an offset pediment over the main entrance, supported by paired wood posts. Porch is enclosed within a solid wood balustrade finished in wood shingles. Fenestration is flat-topped, 1/1.

404 Park Avenue c. 1940 non-contributing building

Park Avenue Church of Christ. 1-story church building of polychrome brick, trimmed in light-colored stone, with a crenellated tower and what appears to be a large addition on the Park Avenue elevation obscuring the original elevation and nearly doubling the footprint of the building.

405 Park Avenue c. 1925 contributing building

2-story, front-gable house with Craftsman-style elements. Wood construction with vinyl siding, hiproof front porch with a pediment offset over the main entrance. The porch is supported by battered wood posts resting on brick piers and is enclosed within a solid wood balustrade.. Fenestration is flattopped, with multi-light replacement sash and some exterior fixed shutters.

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