1605 Kensington Road

Julius O'Dell House

1605 kenHouse. Contributing, by 1926.
One-story plus basement bungalow with some Classical Revival elements. Clipped, cross-gable roof and vinyl siding on all walls. Attached entry portico with a pediment with returns, columns, and an archway. Windows are multi-light double casement at the front, with vertical light-over-one on the sides. Replacement front door. Lot slopes to the rear, with a low stone retaining wall along the south side of drive. Julius O'Dell of O'Dell and Gosset Furniture Company and his wife, Helen, lived in the house from 1937 to 1942. Arthur J. and Viola G. Stewart lived there from 1944 to 1945, and Harry C. and Elizabeth H. Price lived there in the late 1940s. Price was an employee at Enka Manufacturing. Good condition.
(Sanborn maps, city directories)

Carport. Non-contributing, after 1954.
Free-standing shed-roof modern carport on the north side of lot.

 

 

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