Perkins Addition

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The Perkins Addition was a 13 house development in Salt Lake City, Utah. Ten of its houses survived in 1983 and nine were each individually listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

History[edit]

The Perkins Addition was a "streetcar subdivision" development of 13 brick houses, all built in 1891 by a Denver investment company, ten of which survived in 1983 and nine of which were listed on the National Register.[1]

The nine NRHP-listed ones are each covered in a section below. The one not NRHP-listed is the Elgin S. Yankee House, at 955 E. 1700 South.[1]

John Vaughan[edit]

John Vaughan (architect) was an architect who designed many homes.[1]

W.S. Burhaus[edit]

W.S. Burhaus was a contractor who built many of them.[1]

Alexander Mitchell House[edit]

Alexander Mitchell House
Alexander Mitchell House.JPG
Perkins Addition is located in Utah
Perkins Addition
Perkins Addition is located in the US
Perkins Addition
Location 1620 S. 1000 East, Salt Lake City, Utah
Coordinates 40°44′3″N 111°51′43″W / 40.73417°N 111.86194°W / 40.73417; -111.86194Coordinates: 40°44′3″N 111°51′43″W / 40.73417°N 111.86194°W / 40.73417; -111.86194
Area less than one acre
Built 1891
Built by Burhaus,W. S.
Architect Vaughan,John
Architectural style Late Victorian, Victorian Eclectic, Other
MPS Perkins Addition Streetcar Suburb TR
NRHP Reference # 83003955[2]
Added to NRHP October 13, 1983

The Alexander Mitchell House at 1620 S. 1000 East, in Salt Lake City, Utah, was built in 1891. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983 for its architecture, which is Victorian Eclectic, Late Victorian, and other.[2][3]

The Mitchell House is one of three buildings in the NRHP listing of Perkins Addition houses that are not built from the pattern-book design shared by seven others. It includes similar elements: a prominent gable in its front facade, and the use of fishscale shingles in gabled areas.[1][3]

Byron Cummings House[edit]

Byron Cummings House
Perkins Addition is located in Utah
Perkins Addition
Perkins Addition is located in the US
Perkins Addition
Location 936 E. 1700 South, Salt Lake City, Utah
Coordinates 40°44′0″N 111°51′49″W / 40.73333°N 111.86361°W / 40.73333; -111.86361
Area less than one acre
Built 1891
Architectural style Victorian Eclectic, Late Victorian, Other
MPS Perkins Addition Streetcar Suburb TR
NRHP Reference # 83003949[2]
Added to NRHP October 13, 1983

The Byron Cummings House at 936 E. 1700 South, in Salt Lake City, Utah, was built in 1891. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.

It is significant in part for association with Byron Cummings, known as "the father of athletics" at University of Utah.[4]

It is one of seven identical-plan buildings in the Perkins Addition, built from the same pattern-book design. The Perkins Addition was a "streetcar subdivision" development of 13 brick houses, all built in 1891 by a Denver investment company, ten of which survived in 1983.[1][4]

Harper J. Dininny House[edit]

925 E. Logan Avenue, NRHP-listed

Charles H. Weeks House[edit]

935 E. Logan Avenue, NRHP-listed

Thomas Yardley House[edit]

955 E. Logan Avenue, NRHP-listed

John W. Judd House[edit]

918 E. Logan Avenue, NRHP-listed

Clifford R. Pearsall House[edit]

950 E. Logan Avenue, NRHP-listed

Henry Luce House[edit]

921 E. 1700 South, NRHP-listed

Mabry-Van Pelt House[edit]

946 E. 1700 South, NRHP-listed

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Perkins Addition at Wikimedia Commons