Martin House – Elizabeth

The Martin House is a two-story wood-framed dwelling, rectangular in plan and clad in red brick with glazed green-tiled roof. A full balustraded terrace extends across the front, with central roof-terraced portico. Double doors flanking the portico open onto the terrace. The house was built in 1919 for Benjamin H. Martin, vice-president of the Farmers … Read more

Teas-McKee-Duvall House – Elizabeth

This two-story Georgian Revival house is clad in red brick with white cast stone trim. It is generally rectangular plan, hipped roof with soffited eaves and modillions, symmetrical façade with central entry framed by Tuscan columns supporting a gabled pediment. Built c. 1918 for Samuel Augustus Teas, partner in the insurance and bond firm of … Read more

Collett House – Elizabeth

This two-story brick-veneer house with hipped roof and full front portico appears to have been built on speculation by the John C. Ryan Land Co., in 1918. It was sold to contractor Robert Walker in December of that year. Walker sold the house in turn to Edward K. Collett in March, 1921. Collett was an … Read more

Young House – Elizabeth

Judge R. Bruce Young, of the 48th Judicial District, had this house built in 1922 and lived here until c. 1930. It is a two-story brick veneer structure, severely composed as a rectangular block with overhanging hipped roof and central portico. Windows are double hung and grouped in precise rectangular panels. The house has had … Read more

Grammer-Martin House – Elizabeth

This house was built in 1926 by Clarence Epperly for John F. Grammer, a dentist. It has been owned since 1948 by the Martin family. The two-story brick veneer house has a hipped roof, full front terrace and an arched portico supported by Tuscan columns. The Grammer-Martin House is no longer owned by a member … Read more

Camp-Hickman-McDaniel House – Elizabeth

This dignified residential composition, conceived as a two-story masonry block with subtly changing planes, is capped by a hipped roof with soffited eaves and elegant stick brackets. The recessed central entry has an arched canopy supported by heavy carved brackets, surmounted, on the second story, by a handsome Palladian window panel. A porte-cochere projects to … Read more

Spears-Stone House – Elizabeth

This two-story wood-framed house has a veneer of ochre brick. It has an L plan with interlocking hipped roofs clad in red tile. Eaves are soffited and adorned with brackets. A walled terrace wraps around the front and east side, with full front porch and side trellis. A large gabled dormer with small-paned peaked window … Read more

Ryan Place Entrance Gates – 6th

John C. Ryan developed Ryan Place as an exclusive residential neighborhood extending south from Jessamine Street between Eighth and College Avenues. The first phase of the development was Elizabeth Blvd., laid out in 1911. In that year, elaborate entrance gates of Carthage stone and marble were erected at the east and west ends of the … Read more

House – Lipscomb

This two-story wood-framed house is a good example of a recurring residential type. Gabled bays project to the front and side of a hipped block, with a full porch extending across the front. The porch is supported by round columns on concrete block bases. Roof eaves flare and are soffited. The house was built c. … Read more

Bradley House – Lipscomb

Constructed c. 1903, this large two-story wood-framed house has a hipped roof with corbelled front gable supported by paired ornamental brackets and textured with herringbone panels. A full porch with Tuscan columns extends across the front. Tom C. Bradley and his family resided here for many years. With more complete documentation, the house might be … Read more