404 5th Ave Albany, Georgia United States

404 5th Ave

Construction date: 1926*


Threat: Encroaching Development

Current name:

Wellman Home


English cottage revival, English Vernacular Revival, Colonial Revival.

The centered entryway with fanlight and side columns reflects Colonial Revival influences.


Status of Historic Designation:

Not currently designated at national, state, or local level

Area(s) of Significance:


Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Individually eligible

Architectural Description:

This is a 2-story, 4-bay house in the English Vernacular Revival style with Colonial Revival influences built in 1926. The structural system is frame. The foundation is continuous brick. Exterior walls are original brick. Smooth, masonry window headers. The building has a hip and gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles with flush eaves. Steeply pitched roof. Multiple gables on west elevation, and a front-facing projecting gable wing on the façade. A saltbox-type roof extends over a sunporch on the east elevation. An exterior brick chimney is located on the west elevation. A second interior brick chimney is situated within the roof slope along the rear. Windows are original wood, 6/12 double-hung sashes. Primary windows are in sets of three with a smooth, limestone flat jackarch above the three windows. There is a single-story veranda characterized by a saltbox roof clad in asphalt shingles. East porch is full-width and features Tuscan columns separated by round, brick arches on three sides. The porch has been screened. A side-gabled port cochere is located on the west elevation. High-style classical-style entry with round masonry columns. Entry door is recessed within a round-arched stoop. The entry door is wood paneled with a fanlight above. Above the entryway is a double multi-light casement dormer window with segmental arch above and a metal balcony.

* Date source: Property owner

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