City of Columbia, Illinois Historic Properties Architectural Survey

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1. 6 Gall Rd
This structure is a bridge built in 1898.
Individually eligible.
Resource ID: 363669
2. 112 W Liberty St
This is a church.
3. 11562 Bluff Rd
This is a single-family residence.
Resource ID: 367319
4. 11604 Bluff Rd
This is a 1.5-story single-family residence built in the period 1870-1879. The structural system is masonry. Exterior walls are historic brick and replacement brick.
Resource ID: 366148
5. 11832 Bluff Rd
This is a 1-story school built in 1855. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is balloon frame. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are replacement weatherboard. The building has a center gable roof clad in modern asphalt shingles with flush eaves. Hip asphalt shingle roof at front. There is one center, brick chimney. Chimney at rear for wood burning stove. Windows are original wood, 2/2 double-hung sashes. Single entry door.
6. 1xxx Bluffside Rd
This site is a cemetery/graveyard.
Resource ID: 365245
7. 603 N Briegel St
This is a 1.5-story single-family residence in the Bungalow/craftsman style built in 1928. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is balloon frame. The foundation is poured concrete. The building has a medium side gable roof clad in modern asphalt shingles with box cornice and exposed rafters. Large central dormer on front elevation. There is one center, rear slope, brick chimney. All of the windows have been replaced (sometime after 2001). There is a single-story, full-span veranda characterized by an integrated (under the main) roof with paired wood posts on battered stuccoed piers. Original door behind modern screen door.
8. 404 Centerville Rd Legal Description: Lot 1 & Part Lot 2 Schneider Addition, Alternate Parcel #04220610300901 00
This is a 2-story single-family residence in the Second Empire style built in 1870. The building is square in plan. The structural system is masonry. The foundation is poured concrete. Exterior walls are original brick and original wood shingles. The building has a flat roof clad in modern rubberized/asphalt composite with box cornice and brackets and one gabled dormer. Decorative iron railing at front parapet. There are four brick chimneys. Four interior side brick chimneys (two on each side elevation). Windows are original wood, 2/2 double-hung sashes. Newer storms on some. All of the second floor windows are one-over-one double-hung sash windows. Likely replacement windows but could not verify. There is a single-story, full-span open porch characterized by a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with rectangular brick posts. Porch entry from east elevation. Curved openings. Two entrances on façade. Curved panels on original wood doors. Two-light transom over each. Original multi-paned wood screen doors. There is a single-story, rear ell, frame addition.
Individually eligible.
9. 610 Centerville Rd
This site is a cemetery/graveyard.
Resource ID: 363665
10. 1227 Centerville Rd
This is a 1.5-story, 5-bay house. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is stone. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are original stone and original stone. large rectangular-cut stone buildings. The building has a high side gable roof clad in modern asphalt shingles and eave returns and one gabled dormer. Single central dormer on façade. Brick end chimneys (one on each end). Elaborate wood lintels. There is a single-story, full-span porch characterized by a shed roof clad in asphalt shingles with round wood posts on square wood piers. Recessed central entry with four paneled wood door with four-paned transom above. There is a single-story, rear addition. No impact to integrity.
Individually eligible/.
11. 6 Gall Rd
This is a school built in 1867. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is masonry.
Resource ID: 363667
12. 1538 Ghent Rd
This is a 1.5-story, 3-bay house in the Colonial Revival style. The building is l in plan. The structural system is masonry. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are original brick. The building has a medium side gable roof clad in modern asphalt shingles with flush eaves and corbelling and two gabled dormers. Corbelling in different-colored brick. Two brick interior end chimneys on either side of house. Windows are original wood, 6/6 double-hung sashes. Some windows on the first floor have recently been replaced. There is a single-story, single-bay central open porch characterized by a gabled roof clad in asphalt shingles with rectangular wood posts. Pedimented porch with wide entablature and cornice. Eight-light transom with four-light sidelights flanking the door. There is a single-story, rear ell addition. No negative impact.
Individually eligible/.
13. 204 E Jefferson St
This is a 2-story single-family residence built in 1853. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is masonry. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are original brick. The building has a medium hip roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles and brackets. Single narrow dormer with a two-over-two window in the center of each roof elevation. There is one offset right, brick chimney. Windows are original wood, 2/2 double-hung sashes. There is a two-story, single-bay central open porch characterized by a flat roof on round decorative metal piers. There is a rear addition.
Individually eligible/Eligible as contributing resource.
14. 203 Kunz St
This is a 2-story residential building. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is masonry. The foundation is undetermined. Exterior walls are original brick and brick. Patterned brick walls. The building has a medium side gable roof clad in modern asphalt shingles and one gabled dormer. Modern shed dormers. There is one offset left, brick chimney. Windows are modern vinyl, 1/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, three-bay open porch characterized by a hip-and-gable roof clad in asphalt shingles. Modern door with large beveled glass oval window.
Undetermined.
15. 122 E Legion St
This is a 1.5-story single-family residence in the Bungalow/craftsman style. The building is rectangular in plan. Exterior walls are original stucco. knee brace style. There is one side left, front slope, brick chimney and one offset left, rear slope, brick chimney. Many different window types present: original (with aluminum storm windows), replacement and modern. Some are fixed, glass block, sash, etc. There is a single-story, recessed umbrage characterized by an integrated (under the main) roof clad in asphalt shingles with rectangular stuccoed posts on rectangular stuccoed piers. Wide porch curves around east side of house. Partially covered.
Eligible as contributing resource.
16. 211 E Legion St
This structure is a bandstand/gazebo.
Resource ID: 363370
17. 114 W Liberty St
This is a school.
18. 1034 N Main St
This is a 1-story house. The building is irregular in plan. The structural system is frame. The foundation is poured concrete. Exterior walls are original stone veneer. The building has a medium side gable roof clad in modern asphalt shingles with box cornice. There is one center, exterior, stone chimney. Located on front facade. Windows are single-light casements.
Individually eligible/Eligible as contributing resource.
19. 1620 N Main St
This is a 1.5-story single-family residence. The building is square in plan. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are original weatherboard. The building has a low side gable roof clad in replacement standing seam metal and one gabled dormer. There is one side left, brick chimney and one side right, brick chimney. There is a single-story, single-bay open porch characterized by a shed roof clad in standing seam metal with square wood posts. Some vergeboard flanking either side of posts and in centers of spans between posts.
Individually eligible.
20. 304 N Main St
This is a single-family residence.
Resource ID: 365248
21. 318 N Main St
This is a 2-story commercial building. The building is rectangular in plan. Exterior walls are original ornamental sheet metal and original weatherboard. Mesker Brothers store front. Vinyl siding on all other elevations. The building has a low front gable roof clad in modern asphalt shingles and one hip-roofed dormer. Tall false front parapet (main portion of building) and flat roof on southern portion of building. Shed roof on the other outbuilding. Windows are modern vinyl, 1-light fixed. All windows have been replaced.
22. 332 N Main St
This is a 2-story single-family residence. The building is l in plan. The structural system is masonry. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are original brick. The building has a medium side gable roof clad in modern asphalt shingles with box cornice and eave returns and three gabled dormers. Wide cornice with eave returns on the side elevations. Attached rear one-story ell has corbeled brick cornice. There is one offset left, side slope, brick chimney and one offset right, front slope, brick chimney. Chimney on attached rear ell and on the separate former summer kitchen. Windows are modern vinyl, 6/6 double-hung sashes. Appears all windows have been replaced except on the secondary structure (possibly the former summer kitchen), which appears to have original wood two-over-two windows. There is a single-story, three-bay open porch characterized by a hip roof clad in asphalt shingles with classical wood posts. Replacement door. There is a single-story, rear addition.
Eligible as contributing resource.
23. 404 N Main St
This is a single-family residence.
Resource ID: 364870
24. 421 N Main St
This is a 1.5-story, 5-bay house in the German Vernacular style built in 1865. The building is rectangular in plan. The structural system is masonry. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are original brick. Painted white. The building has a medium side gable roof clad in modern asphalt shingles with flush eaves and one gabled dormer. It appears that the roof of the house was raised a half-story at some point in its past (likely the mid-to-late 1800s). Former corbelled cornice line can be detected under the front porch roof. Brick end chimney on side elevations. Windows are replacement vinyl, 1/1 double-hung sashes. There is a single-story, full-span open porch characterized by a shed roof clad in asphalt shingles with rectangular wood posts on rectangular wood piers. Central wood door with six glass lights in upper panel; row of small dentils separate the door from its six-light transom; four-light sidelights. All lights in transom and sidelights have unique arched openings. There is a single-story, rear, frame addition. No adverse effect.
Individually eligible/Eligible as contributing resource.