Badollet House

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Badollet House
Badollet House in Salem.jpg
Front and northern side of the house
Badollet House is located in Illinois
Badollet House
Location 310 N. Washington St., Salem, Illinois
Coordinates 38°37′42″N 88°56′53″W / 38.62833°N 88.94806°W / 38.62833; -88.94806Coordinates: 38°37′42″N 88°56′53″W / 38.62833°N 88.94806°W / 38.62833; -88.94806
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1854-55
Architectural style Italianate[1]
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 90001839[1]
Added to NRHP December 6, 1990

The Badollet House is one of three properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places in the Marion County, Illinois county seat of Salem. The house was built for businessman Howard Badollet and his wife. The house was designed in the Italianate style and is the only surviving Italianate home in Salem. The two-story brick house consists of a front section completed in 1854 and a rear wing finished the following year. The decorative elements of the house were most likely added in the 1860s or 1870s. The house's hip roof features overhanging eaves and a bracketed cornice. The original front porch was replaced by a simpler two-story porch around 1900.[2]

The house was added to the National Register of Historic Places on December 6, 1990.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ Bauer, Patricia (August 2, 1990). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Badollet House". National Park Service. Retrieved February 7, 2014.