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Resource Summary
Resource Summary
Address: 480 LINCOLN Ave APN: 5726-015-029 [print]

This property is in a historic district listed in the National Register of Historic Places. *
Address: 480 LINCOLN Ave
City: Pasadena State: CA
Zip Code: 91103 County: Los Angeles
County Code: 37
Historic Name: Common Name:
APN: 5726-015-029 Zoning: RM32
Building Sq. Ft: 1120 Site Size (Acres): 0.090
Year Built: 1899 Documented District: New Fair Oaks Historic District
District: New Fair Oaks Historic District (designated)
Property Status: Designated
Contributing Status: C    
Resource Description:
This one-story house is an example of the Vernacular Hipped Cottage subtype. It has projecting gable at the northwest corner of the house and a recessed half-width front porch supported by Tuscan columns at the southwest corner. The gable end has a plaster relief cartouche with wreath and floriated garland ornament and egg and dart molding on the architrave and the entire house has a frieze with stylized medallions. The house has a composition shingle roof; wood drop channel siding with corner boards; wood fixed, transom and double-hung windows in wood-framed openings; and a non-original front door with a fan light in a pedimented opening. At the southwest corner of the house, there is a large multi-light replacement window in an enlarged opening. The property is surrounded by an ornamental steel fence atop a concrete retaining wall. A mature Canary Island date palm is in the corner yard.

Style: Vernacular Hipped Cottage 
Legal Description:
Primary Architectural Style: Vernacular Hipped Cottage
Secondary Architectural Style:
Context: Residential Architecture 1883-1904 
Original Owner: William S Seaman
Original Use: Single Family Residence
Original Location:
Demolished: no
Moved: no
Date Moved: n/a
Designation Date: n/a

* This is a simplified statement of the property's status. Please review the NRHP Status Code field on the search screen for official, adopted status language.