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Dittenhoffer, S. Williiam, Jr., House (Portland, Oregon)
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Object NameDittenhoffer, S. Williiam, Jr., House (Portland, Oregon)
ViewState of Oregon Inventory of Historic Property Ellis Lawrence Building Survey
Alternate NameS. William Dittenhoffer, Jr., House (Portland, Oregon)
Creator/RoleLawrence, Holford & Allyn (architecture firm, 1933-1941)
Ellis Fuller Lawrence (architect, 1879-1946)
William Gordon Holford (architect, 1878-1970)
CreatorLawrence, Holford & Allyn
Lawrence, Ellis F.
Holford, William G.
Allyn, Frederick S.
Date1936
Decade1930-1939
CityPortland
CountyMultnomah
State/ProvinceOregon
CountryUnited States
Site Detail6317 Southwest Hamilton Road
CatalogerEdward H. Teague
Object Typearchitecture
built works
views (visual works)
exterior views
dwellings
houses
Period/StyleColonial
NotesOREGON INVENTORY OF HISTORIC PROPERTY ELLIS LAWRENCE BUILDING INVENTOR Y COUNTY : Multnoma h HISTORIC NAME : DITTENHOFFER, S . WILLIAM JR ., HOUSE COMMON NAME : RESOURCE TYPE : Buildin g OTHER NAMEs : STATUS : built & survive s LAWRENC E ( JOB#) YEAR : { 2035) 193 6 ( JOB#) YEAR : ( 2042) 193 6 CITY : Portland Oregon ( JOB#) YEAR : ( ) STREET : 6317 SW Hamilton Rd . FIRST DATE : OWNER : Melvin, Marilyn DESIGN BEG : ( property address above) 97221 DESIGN END : CONSTR BEG : TOWNSHIP : 1S RANGE : 1E SECTION : 07 CONSTR END : 193 6 MAP# : TAX LOT : IS- 1E- 07- LOSS DATE : ADDITION : ORIGINAL USE : Residenc e BLOCK : LOT : QUAD : Portland PRESENT USE : Residenc e ASSESSOR # : R- 99107- 1000 SITE : 0 .3 acres, approx . THEMES : 20C Architecture DATA BELOW IS ON LAWRENCE FIRM'S DESIGN AS- BUILT : ARCHITECT : Lawrence, Holford & Allyn CHIEF DESIGNER : unknown ENGINEERs & CONSULTANTs : CONTRACTORs : ARTISTS & CRAFTSMEN : STYLE : Colonial ( 1910- 1935 ) PLAN TYPE/ SHAPE : " L"- shaped + side wing FOUNDATION MATERIAL : unknown STORIES : 1 .5 BASEMENT : ye s ROOF/ MATERIAL : med . gable ( 10/ 12 max .) w/ mansard dormer( s)/ Wood shingle s WALL CONSTR : nailed wood frame STRUC . FRAME : nailed wood frame PRIME WINDOW TYPE : wood multi- pane double- hung & grp . multi- pn . casmt . EXTERIOR SURFACE MATERIAL : wood shingles , DECORATIVE FEATUREs/ MATERIALs : horizontal massing, wood post and beam entrance, large chimney stack wit h restrained ornament, dormer with mansard roo f OTHER : CONDITION : goo d MOVED : Not moved ALTERATIONS/ ADDITIONS ( dated) : Kitchen and bathroom remodel ( 1965) ; addition of pool ( 1965) ; addition of plan t house and hot tub ( 1978) ; raised roof line and dormers added ( 1967) . LANDSCAPE FEATURES : Large landscaped yard in forested area, mature plantings ELLIS LAWRENCE BUILDING INVENTOR Y HISTORIC NAME : DITTENHOFFER, S . WILLIAM JR ., HOUSE ASSOCIATED STRUCTURES : Pool house ( 1965) ; plnat room ( 1978) SETTING : suburban residentia l SIGNIFICANCE OF LAWRENCE FIRM'S DESIGN : EXTER . DETAILS/ CRAFTSMANSHIP : Better than average workmanship and materials . INTER . DETAILS/ CRAFTSMANSHIP : Better than average workmanship and materials . EXTERIOR INTEGRITY : Major changes ; original character lost . INTERIOR INTEGRITY : Major changes ; original character lost . SITE INTEGRITY : Moderate changes ; some original character remains . SETTING INTEGR : Historic character & relationship of surroundings is intact . SIGNIFICANCE STATEMENT : A late Colonial style house, it has been altered quite substantially . SOURCES/ DOCUMENTS : Description ( Location ) Exhibit Quality photos, E . Lawrence Collection/ U of 0 Special Collection s Multnomah County Tax Assessor Records ; Portland Building Permits ; Polk's Portland City Director y PUBLICATIONs : PACIFIC BUILDER AND ENGINEER . 5/ 9/ 1936 . SLIDE NO . : RESEARCH BY : P . Sackett DATE : 09/ 18/ 8 8 SHPO INVENTORY NO . : RECORDED BY : K . Lakin DATE : 09/ 18/ 88 ELLIS LAWRENCE BUILDING SURVE Y HISTORIC NAME : DITTENHOFFER, S . WILLIAM JR ., HOUSE First # above is upper- righ t photo ; second # is just below . If no # above , see sources a t bottom of page . HISTORIC PHOTO/ OTHER GRAPHIC SOURCE : P . Sackett and S . Donovan Lawrence Col . photos ( UO Library) OREGON INVENTORY OF HISTORIC PROPERT Y ELLIS LAWRENCE BUILDING INVENTOR Y E V A L U A T I O N HISTORIC NAME : DITTENHOFFER, S . WILLIAM JR ., HOUSE INTEGRITY OF : NUMERICAL 1. EXTERIOR : Moderate changes ; some original character remains . 3 2. INTERIOR : Major changes ; original character lost . 0 3. SITE : Moderate changes ; some original character remains . 3 4. SETTING : Historic character & relationship of surroundings is intact . 5 INTEGRITY TOTAL 1 1 DISTINCTION OF : 1. EXTERIOR DETAILS & CRAFTSMANSHIP : Better than average workmanship and materials . 3 2. INTERIOR DETAILS & CRAFTSMANSHIP : Better than average workmanship and materials . 3 3. STYLE : ( Colonial ( 1910- 1935) ) It has distinctive features of its identified style . ' 2 Compared to Lawrence's other surviving Oregon buildings, this style i s one of several ( 6 or more) in its city/ town or rural area . 0 4. ORIGINAL USE : ( Residence) Compared to Lawrence's other surviving Oregon buildings, this use i s one of several ( 6 or more) in its city/ town or rural area . 0 5. ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN : Compared to Lawrence's other surviving Oregon buildings, this design i s average quality and significance . 2 Is it part of an ensemble of surviving buildings by Lawrence ? No other Lawrence buildings are nearby . 0 Are structural or technical aspects of the design significant ? Of little significance . ' 0 6. LAWRENCE'S PERSONAL INVOLVEMENT IN THE DESIGN PROCESS : Another designer was probably the chief designer . 2 DISTINCTION TOTAL 1 2 EDUCATIVE OR ASSOCIATIVE VALUE : I . HISTORIC EVENTS OR ACTIVITIES : No known association with historic events or activities . 2. HISTORIC PERSONs : No known association with a significant historic person . 3 . SYMBOLIC ASSOCIATION WITH AN IDEAL, INSTITUTION, OR POLITICAL ENTITY : No known significant symbolic association . EDUCATIVE OR ASSOCIATIVE TOTAL 0 GRAND TOTAL 23 RANK : COMPATIBLE NOTE : Only the built, surviving buildings in Oregon were evaluated . 0 0 0
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PublisherUniversity of Oregon Libraries
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