Zachariah Allen House

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Zachariah Allen House
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Zachariah Allen House
Zachariah Allen House is located in Rhode Island
Zachariah Allen House
Zachariah Allen House is located in the US
Zachariah Allen House
Location Providence, Rhode Island
Coordinates 41°50′39″N 71°26′56″W / 41.84417°N 71.44889°W / 41.84417; -71.44889Coordinates: 41°50′39″N 71°26′56″W / 41.84417°N 71.44889°W / 41.84417; -71.44889
Built 1789
Architect Allen, Amos
Architectural style Georgian, Federal
NRHP Reference # 94001152 [1]
Added to NRHP September 15, 1994

The Zachariah Allen House is a historic house at 1093 Smith Street in Providence, Rhode Island. Built in 1789 by Amos Allen for his brother Zachariah, it is a 2-1/2 story wood frame structure, five bays wide, with a central entry and large central chimney. It is a well-preserved example of a transitional Georgian-Federal style house, having retained original siding materials on the outside, and finish woodwork on the interior. Its major modifications include the 20th-century installation of new hardwood floors, as well as modern plumbing and kitchen. Zachariah Allen was at the time a successful merchant, and the house was built as a summer retreat in what was at the time a rural area.[2]

The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1994.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Zachariah Allen House" (PDF). Rhode Island Preservation. Retrieved 2014-10-07.