602 Emerson Rd Carmel, Indiana United States

602 Emerson Rd

Construction date: documented 1960*



Historical Summary:

This house occupies Lot 39 of the Johnson Addition subdivision. The 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:



Suburban Development

Area(s) of Significance:

Social History


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 in 1960. The structural system is balloon frame. The foundation is concrete. Exterior walls are original brick veneer. The building has a low side gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles. The roof features a ventilation cupola centered on the ridgeline above the attached garage. The house features a simple wood frieze board. Windows are double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, two-bay entry porch characterized by a shed roof clad in asphalt shingles with square wood posts. The porch has been rebuilt, removing the original turned spindle supports and segmental arches.

* Date source: Hamilton County GIS

Description generated by RuskinARC.