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Henderson, M. B., House (Portland, Oregon)
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Object NameHenderson, M. B., House (Portland, Oregon)
ViewState of Oregon Inventory of Historic Property Ellis Lawrence Building Survey
Alternate NameM. B. Henderson House (Portland, Oregon)
Creator/RoleLawrence, Holford, Allyn & Bean (architecture firm, 1929-1932)
Ellis Fuller Lawrence (architect, 1879-1946)
William Gordon Holford (architect, 1878-1970)
Ormond R. Bean (architect, 1885-1975)
CreatorLawrence, Ellis F.
Holford, William G.
Bean, Ormond R.
Lawrence, Holford, Allyn & Bean
Date1929
Decade1920-1929
CityPortland
CountyMultnomah
State/ProvinceOregon
CountryUnited States
Site Detail2826 Northwest Fairfax Terrace
CatalogerEdward H. Teague
Object Typearchitecture
built works
views (visual works)
exterior views
dwellings
houses
NotesOREGON INVENTORY OF HISTORIC PROPERTY ELLIS LAWRENCE BUILDING INVENTOR Y COUNTY : Multnoma h HISTORIC NAME : HENDERSON . M . B . i HOUSE COMMON NAME : RESOURCE TYPE : Buildin g OTHER NAMES : STATUS : built & survive s LAWRENCE ( JOB#) YEAR : ( 1916) 192 9 ( JOB#) YEAR : ( ) CITY : Portland Oregon ( JOB#) YEAR : ( ) STREET : 2826 NW Fairfax Terrace FIRST DATE : July 192 9 OWNER : Paul, Roger and Elaine DESIGN BEG : ( property address above) 97210 DESIGN END : CONSTR BEG : TOWNSHIP : O1N RANGE : OlE SECTION : 32 CONSTR END : MAP# : 2926 TAX LOT : 01- 01- 32- LOSS DATE : ADDITION : Westover Terrace ORIGINAL USE : residence BLOCK : 011 LOT : 21- 24 QUAD : Portland PRESENT USE : residence ASSESSOR # : R- 9000- 4170 SITE : 0 .3 acres, approx . THEMEs : 20C Architecture DATA BELOW IS ON LAWRENCE FIRM'S DESIGN AS- BUILT : ARCHITECT : Lawrence, Holford, Allyn and Bean CHIEF DESIGNER : probably EF L ENGINEERs & CONSULTANTs : CONTRACTORs : Pajunen and Lindberg ( General ) DeTemple ( Plumbing and Heating ) McCorrey Electric Co . ( Wiring ) ARTISTS & CRAFTSMEN : STYLE : Arts & Craft s PLAN TYPE/ SHAPE : rectangular ( front long) + front, rear, side wing s FOUNDATION MATERIAL : concrete STORIES : 2 .5 BASEMENT : ye s ROOF/ MATERIAL : med . gable ( 10/ 12 max .) w/ gabled dormer( s)/ Wood shingles WALL CONSTR : nailed wood frame STRUC . FRAME : nailed wood frame PRIME WINDOW TYPE : wood multi- pane casement EXTERIOR SURFACE MATERIAL : wood shingles, bric k DECORATIVE FEATUREs/ MATERIALs : round arched brick entrance, solid wood panel front door, sawcut bargeboard o n rear and oval medallion pattern in stucc o OTHER : interior : varnished woodwork, leaded glass windows, wood paneled dining room , original light fixture s CONDITION : good MOVED : not moved ALTERATIONS/ ADDITIONS ( dated) : reroofed ( 1988 ) LANDSCAPE FEATURES : large yews flank main entrance, mature rhododendrons and camelias, nicel y landscaped sideyard to east, slate stairs and rock wall at rear ELLIS LAWRENCE BUILDING INVENTORY HISTORIC NAME : HENDERSON, M . B ., HOUSE ASSOCIATED STRUCTURES : attached garage { historic ) SETTING : urban residential ; front faces south on narrow street set back a few feet fro m sidewalk, rear drops steeply to Fairfax Terrac e SIGNIFICANCE OF LAWRENCE FIRM'S DESIGN : EXTER . DETAILS/ CRAFTSMANSHIP : High- quality skilled work : some fine materials . INTER. DETAILS/ CRAFTSMANSHIP : High- quality skilled work : some fine materials . EXTERIOR INTEGRITY : Essentially intact as originally built . INTERIOR INTEGRITY : Essentially intact as originally built . SITE INTEGRITY : Essentially intact as originally built . SETTING INTEGR : Historic character & relationship of surroundings is intact . SIGNIFICANCE STATEMENT : This house is significant as an intact example of Lawrence's later Arts an d Crafts style houses . SOURCES/ DOCUMENTS : Description ( Location ) Multnomah County Tax Assessor Records ; Polk's Portland City Directory ; Portland Building Permit s sources consulted/ no info . located : Oregon Biographical Index { OHS) ; Oregon Historic Photo Collection { OHS) ; and Portland Historic Resource Inventor y PUBLICATIONs : DAILY JOURNAL OF COMMERCE . 7/ 20/ 1929, 1/ 6/ 1930 . SLIDE NO . : RESEARCH BY : K . L . & M . S . DATE : 05/ 10/ 8 8 SHPO INVENTORY NO . : RECORDED BY : K . Lakin DATE : 08/ 15/ 88 ELLIS LAWRENCE BUILDING SURVEY HISTORIC NAME : HENDERSON, M . B ., HOUSE RECENT PHOTO NEGATIVE # s : KLR10, # 1 5 First # above is upper- right photo ; second # is just below . If no # above , see sources a t bottom of page . HISTORIC PHOTO/ OTHER GRAPHIC SOURCE : K . Lakin and S . Donovan OREGON INVENTORY OF HISTORIC PROPERTY ELLIS LAWRENCE BUILDING INVENTOR Y E V A L U A T I O N HISTORIC NAME : HENDERSON . M . B . . HOUSE INTEGRITY OF : NUMERICAL 1. EXTERIOR: Essentially intact as originally built . 9 2. INTERIOR : Essentially intact as originally built . 9 3. SITE : Essentially intact as originally built . 9 4. SETTING : Historic character & relationship of surroundings is intact . 5 INTEGRITY TOTAL 32 DISTINCTION OF : 1. EXTERIOR DETAILS & CRAFTSMANSHIP : High- quality skilled work : some fine materials . 7 2. INTERIOR DETAILS & CRAFTSMANSHIP : High- quality skilled work : some fine materials . 7 3. STYLE : ( Arts & Crafts ) It is a prime example of its identified style . 5 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 among his best works . 7 Is it part of an ensemble of surviving buildings by Lawrence ? Lawrence building( s) nearby ; but arrangement is not ordered . 5 Are structural or technical aspects of the design significant ? Of little significance . 0 6. LAWRENCE'S PERSONAL INVOLVEMENT IN THE DESIGN PROCESS : Lawrence was probably chief designer, though little evidence 6 DISTINCTION TOTAL 3 7 EDUCATIVE OR ASSOCIATIVE VALUE : 1. 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 6 9 RANK: PRIMARY NOTE: Only the built, surviving buildings in Oregon were evaluated . 0 0 0
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