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«NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES Sunset Hills Historic District Greensboro, Guilford County, GF8233, Listed 1/14/2013 Nomination by Jennifer ...»

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Mattie and R. S. Cooper House2108 Wright Avenueca. 1928Noncontributing Building

The one-and-a-half-story, four-bay, side-gabled, brick house features a projecting front gable that has been sheathed in synthetic uncoursed stone. It contains a modern wood door with a vertical oval light that is framed by fluted pilasters. A deep-set wheel window with spoke muntins pierces the upper gable.

A shed-roofed screened porch spans the west side of the façade. Windows are replacement six-over-one.

A front-gabled, synthetic stone dormer rests on the front roof slope. A brick chimney rises from the east elevation, just forward of the roof ridge. An ell extends from the rear elevation. The Coopers owned the house from 1927 to 1947. Mr. Cooper worked at Hill Flour Mills.

Garage 2108 Wright Avenue ca. 1928 Contributing Building A front-gabled, one-bay, vinyl-sided garage stands in the rear yard.

Mary and Claude Flippin House 2110 Wright Avenue ca. 1938 Contributing Building The one-story, three-bay, side-gabled, brick house features an off-center, front-facing projecting gable with returns and a tall, narrow, louvered wood vent on its upper façade. Classical posts support the shedNPS Form 10-900 OMB Approval No. 1024-0018 (8-86) roofed screened porch; the exterior wall beneath the porch roof is sheathed in wood siding. Windows are eight-over-eight and topped by soldier-course lintels. A brick chimney rises from the west elevation, forward of the roof ridge. An interior brick chimney occupies the rear roof slope. A hip-roofed ell extends from the rear elevation. The Flippins owned the house from 1938 into the 1970s. Claude Flippin worked as a claims agent for Duke Power.

Garage 2110 Wright Avenue ca. 1938 Contributing Building A one-story, one-bay, front-gabled, weatherboard garage stands in the rear yard.

House 2112 Wright Avenue ca. 1945 Contributing Building The one-story, three-bay, side-gabled, brick Minimal Traditional-style house displays a partial-façade, flat-roof, balconied porch supported by paneled wood posts. Windows are replacement nine-over-nine.

A pair of triangular, louvered vents rest on the front roof slope. A brick chimney rises from the east gable end. A gabled ell extends from the rear elevation.

Vera and Meyer Nathan House2113 Wright Avenueca. 1936Contributing Building

A one-and-a-half-story, three-bay, side-gabled, brick Colonial Revival-style house displays a classical entry with a front-gabled pediment with returns surmounting paired fluted pilasters that frame a paneled wood door crowned by a transom. Windows are eight-over-eight and six-over-six. Three aluminumclad, front-gabled dormers rest on the front roof slope. A brick chimney rises from the east gable end of the main block and through the shed roof of the one-story, synthetic-clad sun porch. The main block’s gable ends are sheathed in aluminum siding. A one-story, one-bay, side-gabled, brick wing occupies a portion of the west elevation. A brick chimney occupies its west gable end. The Nathans are the earliest known owners or occupants, appearing in the 1937 city directory. Mr. Nathan was a clerk for Cone Export and Commission Company.

NPS Form 10-900 OMB Approval No. 1024-0018 (8-86) Garage 2113 Wright Avenue ca. 1936 Contributing Building A one-story, one-bay, front-gabled, synthetic-sided garage stands in the rear yard.

Gazebo 2113 Wright Avenue ca. 2000 Noncontributing Structure An eight-sided gazebo with bracketed wood supports and a cupola stands in the rear yard.

Margaret and Clarence Hobbs House 2114 Wright Avenue ca. 1929 Contributing Building The one-story, three-bay, side-gabled, brick Period Cottage exhibits two front-facing gables with returns and wheel windows in their upper gables. An inset southeast corner entry porch displays an arched bay in its façade and contains a divided-light door. A three-part window dominates the façade; it includes a fifteen-over-one window at the center of flanking nine-over-one lights. An interior chimney rises from the front roof slope. A hip-roofed ell extends from the rear. The Hobbs bought the property in February 1929 and likely built the house soon thereafter. They sold the property in the 1930s. Mr. Hobbs was a shipping clerk for Wysong and Miles Company, which made woodworking machinery. The Linville family was a longtime owner, holding the property from the 1930s until 1984.

Bessie and Robert W. Wood House2115 Wright Avenueca. 1928Contributing Building

The one-story, three-bay, side-gabled, brick Period Cottage displays an off-center, front-facing, projecting gable with returns and a small, upper, arched-bay, six-light window. A narrow, high-pitched, central front gable with returns and a small, arched-head, louvered wood vent tops an open, arched bay forward of the original paneled wood door with a circular, sixteen-light window. Brick posts support an open porch topped by a flared shed roof. Windows are modern replacements; a front-gabled dormer with NPS Form 10-900 OMB Approval No. 1024-0018 (8-86) returns and containing an arched-head window with six lights occupies the front roof slope. A corbelled brick chimney straddles the roof ridge. A gabled ell extends from the rear elevation. The Woods are the earliest known owners and occupants. They bought the property in 1928. He worked in insurance.





Garage 2115 Wright Avenue ca. 1928 Contributing Building A one-story, two-bay, front-gabled, brick garage with x-braced door with divided lights stands in the rear yard.

House 2116 Wright Avenue ca. 1934 Contributing Building The one-story, four-bay, side-gabled, brick Period Cottage displays a modern, front-facing, hip-roofed porch supported by fluted square posts; the porch, which shelters the entry, appears to be a replacement of an earlier, smaller porch. A front-gabled, projecting brick wing with a chimney rising through its roof ridge occupies the west half of the façade. Windows throughout are nine-over-one and topped with soldier-course lintels. An interior brick chimney straddles the roof ridge. A small, hip-roofed, screened porch occupies the east elevation. A hip-roofed ell extends from the rear elevation.

Imogene and Otto Harvel House2117 Wright Avenueca. 1929Contributing Building

The one-and-a-half-story, clipped-side-gabled, blond-brick Period Cottage displays a one-story, frontfacing gable with a center chimney, gable returns, and arched-head windows. A small shed roof tops the wood door with a fanlight. An eyebrow eave surmounts an enclosed porch fitted with modern six-oversix windows with transoms. Windows throughout are six-over-six, with first level windows topped by soldier-course lintels. A double hip-roofed, stucco dormer with four-over-four windows rests on the east side of the front roof slope. The Harvels, who appear in the 1930 city directory at this address, are the earliest known occupants; they did not own the house. Mildred and Warren Cooke, who bought the property in 1931, were longtime owners and occupants. He worked at Southern Webbing Mills.

NPS Form 10-900 OMB Approval No. 1024-0018 (8-86) Outbuilding 2117 Wright Avenue ca. 2000 Noncontributing Building A one-story, front-gabled, blond brick outbuilding with large, fixed-light windows on the façade stands in the rear yard.

George M. McCord House 2118 Wright Avenue ca. 1927 Contributing Building The one-story, two-bay, cross-gabled, painted-brick house displays a front-gable with and oculus and gable returns crowning an arched bay that fronts the southeast corner inset porch. A three-part window with a center replacement six-over-one sash flanked by replacement six-over-one sash pierces the larger front gable, also with gable returns. An arched window with six-over-one sash is located on its upper gable. A brick chimney rises from the west gable end. McCord, who worked for the Juvenile Welfare Commission, is the earliest known occupant.

Margaret and Edward Finch House2119 Wright Avenueca. 1929Contributing Building

The one-story, three-bay, clipped-side-gabled, brick Craftsman bungalow with molded brackets and exposed rafter tails displays an off-center, front-facing, clipped-gable wing. Bold brick posts support a partial-width open porch with arched bays. The porch shelters a Craftsman style wood door with eight upper lights that surmount a wood ledge with modillions. Casement windows pierce the façade, while six-over-one windows are found on the other elevations. An interior brick chimney rises from the rear roof slope. The Finches bought the property in late 1927 and likely built the house in 1928. They appear at this address in the 1929 city directory. He worked at Jefferson Standard Life Insurance Company.

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A one-story, two-bay, clipped-gable, brick garage stands in the rear yard.

Margaret D. Cox House 2120 Wright Avenue ca. 1928 Contributing Building The one-story, four-bay, side-gabled, brick Period Cottage displays a sloping roof over a front porch supported by grouped fluted columns. The porch shelters a divided-light door. A brick front gable displays a façade chimney, while an interior chimney straddles the roof ridge. Windows throughout are nine-over-one. A half-circle louvered wood vent rests on the front roof slope. A small hip-roofed screened entry porch with German siding occupies the east elevation. A hip-roofed ell extends from the rear elevation. Margaret Cox is the earliest known occupant. She was the widow of Jeremiah Cox, who had been vice-president of Greensboro Bank and Trust. She moved from the couple’s house on West Lee Street to this house after her husband’s death.

Rebecca and Robert S. Maxwell House2121 Wright Avenueca. 1928Contributing Building

The one-story, three-bay, pyramidal-roofed brick bungalow with triangular knee braces and exposed rafter tails displays a partial-façade front-gabled screened porch with brick supports with tall, rectangular stucco inset panels. The stucco front gable contains half-timbering and a centered diamondshaped light with four lights. Windows are casement and six-over-six. A hip-roofed dormer on the west roof slope is sheathed in stucco and graced by rafter tails. An interior brick chimney occupies the east roof slope. It appears that a hip-roofed ell is attached to the rear elevation. The Maxwells are the earliest known occupants, but did not own the house. He was an inspector for Burroughs Adding Machine Company.

Garage 2121 Wright Avenue ca. 1928 Contributing Building

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Cora Jackson House 2122 Wright Avenue ca. 1937 Contributing Building The one-and-a-half-story, three-bay, side-gabled, brick Minimal Traditional-style house exhibits a new front-gabled portico with synthetic siding and wood posts for support. It shelters a paneled wood door with upper lights. Windows are replacement six-over-six and a pair of front-gabled dormers rest on the front roof slope. A brick chimney rises from the west gable end. A hip-roofed ell extends from the rear elevation. Widow Cora Jackson is the earliest known owner. According to the 1938 city directory, Ms.

Jackson, a school teacher, had boarders. Theo McManmon, an insurance agent and his wife Eva, lived here that year, as did Elizabeth and Ernest Williams, who worked for the Greensboro News-Record.

Edna and Adrian McManus House2123 Wright Avenueca. 1928Contributing Building

The one-and-a-half-story, side-gabled, brick Period Cottage displays two front gables. The smaller, steeply-pitched front gable contains a tall, narrow, arched-head, fixed-light window in its upper wall.

The gable is forward of the paneled wood door and leads to an open porch with arched bays that is topped with a flared shed roof. The larger front-gabled wing includes an identical arched-head light and a three-part window. Windows throughout are six-over-one. A small, front-gabled, asphalt-shingle-sided dormer with an arched-head light rests on the front roof slope on the east side of the house. A brick chimney rises from the east elevation. An ell extends from the rear. The 1929 city directory lists the McManuses as occupants. He was vice-president of North State Motors, Inc.

Garage 2123 Wright Avenue ca. 1928 Contributing Building A one-story, one-bay, weatherboard garage stands in the rear yard. A shed is attached to the east side.

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The one-story, side-gabled brick house features a small centered gable with an arched-head window.

Wood paneled posts support a nearly full-width screened porch. Windows are replacement nine-overone and six-over-one. A brick chimney occupies the east elevation, forward of the roof ridge. A hiproofed ell extends from the rear elevation. The Swaims, who are listed at this address in the 1928 city directory, are the earliest known occupants. He was co-owner of Boren and Swaim, a filling station.

Lucille and John Farrington, owners of Elam Drug Company were longtime owners and occupants.

They bought the house in 1954 and it left family ownership in the 1980s.

Margaret and William E. Tucker House2125 Wright Avenueca. 1928Contributing Building

The one-and-a-half-story, three-bay, side-gabled-with-returns brick Period Cottage displays two projecting front gables. The smaller, steeply-pitched front gable with returns and an upper arched-head louvered wood vent contains an arched, open bay forward of the divided-light front door and an open porch occupying the west side of the façade. Brick posts and a solid brick balustrade with concrete coping support the open porch with arched openings; a sloping shed roof tops the porch. The front gable wing on the east side of the façade contains a small, arched-head window in its upper wall. Windows throughout are six-over-one. A synthetic-sided front-gabled dormer rests on the front roof slope. A brick chimney occupies the west gable end, forward of a side-gabled, brick projection on the rear (south) side of the west elevation. A wood-sided sunporch is located on the rear (southeast) corner. The Tuckers purchased the lot in June 1928 and built the house soon thereafter. Mr. Tucker was a steamfitter.

Garage 2125 Wright Avenue ca. 1928 Contributing Building A one-story, two-bay, side-gabled, German-sided garage stands in the rear yard. It retains its original doors.

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