213 Spring Street
House. Contributing, ca. 1908.
One-story-plus-attic Queen Anne cottage with an irregular floor plan, hip and gable roof, and hip roof dormers. Weatherboard siding, original wraparound porch has been enclosed. Central brick chimney, stone foundation, one-over-one windows, small level lot. This house appears on the 1908 Columbia Park plat, and is part of a group of houses on the north end of Spring Street (then Sycamore Street) which were built at the turn of the 20th century. From 1937 to 1938 Medford I. Cooper, employed by Southern Railway, and wife Junnie Bee, lived here. Robert B. Meek, owner of a grocery on nearby West Allen Street, lived here from 1939 to 1940. Mrs. Pauline F. Meek, widow of Robert B., continued to live in the house until at least 1953.
(Sanborn maps, city directories, deeds)
Storage building. Non-contributing, ca. 1980s.
Small one-story modern storage shed.