441 W Main St Carmel, Indiana United States

441 W Main St

Construction date: approximate 1952*

Current name:

Tharp House

Style:

Ranch

Historical Summary:

The Johnson Addition subdivision was originally platted in the mid- to late-1950s. It is located on the southeast corner of W. Main Street and S. Guilford Road, just west of downtown Carmel. The subdivision was mostly occupied by 1962. It is a typical late 1950s, early 1960s subdivision primarily composed of small rectangular plan ranch houses.

 

Status of Historic Designation:

Not currently designated at national, state, or local level

Rating or Rank:

Contributing

Theme:

Suburban Development

Area(s) of Significance:

Social History

Significance:

Contributing resource in a potential district with significance in suburban development of Carmel.

Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 1-story, multiple-bay residential building built ca. 1952. The structural system is balloon frame. The foundation is concrete. Exterior walls are original brick veneer. The building has a low hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles with box cornice. There is one center, front slope, brick chimney. There is a single-story, entry open porch characterized by a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with square wood posts. The primary entryway is located on the west half of the façade and is accessed through the entry porch.

* Date source: Hamilton County GIS

Description generated by RuskinARC.