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Resource Summary
Resource Summary
Address: 488 LINCOLN Ave APN: 5726-015-031 [print]

This property is in a historic district listed in the National Register of Historic Places. *
Address: 488 LINCOLN Ave
City: Pasadena State: CA
Zip Code: 91103 County: Los Angeles
County Code: 37
Historic Name: Common Name:
APN: 5726-015-031 Zoning: RM32
Building Sq. Ft: 1248 Site Size (Acres): 0.120
Year Built: 1900 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 a projecting half-width front porch, with a separate hipped roof, at its northwest corner. The porch is supported by square posts with classical capitals and has brick side walls that continue to the foundation of the house and the steps (a later alteration). The remainder of the house has a concrete foundation. The house has a roof covered in composition shingles, exposed rafters with angled ends, walls clad in wood drop channel siding with corner boards, wood casement and double-hung windows in wood-framed openings, some with diamond and elongated lozenge-shape divided lights, and an original wood-paneled front door with a rectangular light, also in a wood-framed opening.

Style: Vernacular Hipped Cottage 
Legal Description:
Primary Architectural Style: Vernacular Hipped Cottage
Secondary Architectural Style:
Architect: William B. Edwards
Builder: Issac N. Flounders
Context: Residential Architecture 1883-1904 
Original Owner: Emma H. Diers
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.