623 Washington St Shelbyville, Kentucky USA

623 Washington St

Construction date: ca. 1850-1859

Endangered

Threat: Damage (i.e., natural disaster)
House was damaged by fire in March, 2014. It is a candidate for demolition.

Style:

I-house, Greek Revival

 

Status of Historic Designation:

Designated at National level : Shelbyville West Historic District, 1985
Designated at Local level : Shelbyville Historic District

Area(s) of Significance:

Architecture
Community Planning and Development

Evaluation of Potential Eligibility:

Potentially eligible as a contributing resource

Architectural Description:

This is a 2-story, 5-bay commercial building in the Greek Revival style built in the period 1850-1859. The structural system is frame. The foundation is stone. Exterior walls are historic wood siding. The building has a cross gable roof clad in replacement asphalt shingles with box cornice. There is one offset left, straddle ridge, brick chimney and one offset right, straddle ridge, brick chimney. Windows are historic wood, 6/6 double-hung sashes. There is a two-story, three-bay portico characterized by a gabled roof clad in asphalt shingles with fluted posts.

Description generated by RuskinARC.