Bryan House

Common Name: 
Bryan House
Register/Inventory: 
Local
Address: 
209 NW Despain Avenue
Lot: 
7 & 8
Block: 
7
Addition: 
Switzlers
Plat: 
2N 32 03DD
Tax Lot: 
12200
Page: 
32
Date Constructed: 
c. 1925
Original Use/Function: 
Private House
Present Use: 
Private House
Area of significance/study theme: 
Architectural Style
Architectural style: 
Tudor
Plan type/shape: 
Rectangle
Structural Frame: 
Wood
Foundation material: 
Concrete
Roof Form & Materials: 
Front gable with shed dormer
Wall Construction: 
Wood Frame
Primary window type: 
Multi-pane casement
Primary exterior surfacing materials: 
Stucco
Outstanding decorative features: 
False half-timbering in gables and on dormer, projecting bay window at second story, exposed brick work on chimney.
Number of stories: 
2
Condition in 1985: 
Excellent
Statement of significance: 
This small house has a "fairytale" charm about it reminiscent of a storybook English Cottage. The strongly Tudor elements include a steeply pitched gable roof and smaller front porch gable roof, round arched porch entry, decorative and prominently positioned chimney, false half-timbering and casement windows.