223 Rose Street

Paul H. Hollingsworth House

223 rose.JPGContributing, ca. 1935.
One-story yellow brick cottage with a low hip roof, and a porch at the south corner which has been enclosed. Interior brick chimney, four-vertical-over-one windows, vertical-lights-over-panel front door. Small level lot. Paul H. Hollingsworth was the first occupant of this house, along with wife Nell. He was the owner of the P. H. Hollingsworth Service Station, and was also a taxi driver, according to Mrs. Beulah Morgan, longtime neighborhood resident. The Hollingsworth family lived in the house until 1947. From 1948 to 1949, Rubin H. Rhodes, a trucker, and wife Irene lived there; from 1950 to 1951, Oscar B. Parker and wife Verdie were part-time residents, with a home in Homestead, Florida as well; from 1952 to 1953 John A. and Hazel W. Jackson lived in the house.
(Sanborn maps, city directories, oral history)

Storage building. Contributing, ca. 1935.
One-story concrete block storage building with low hip roof and added shed roof covering to the north side.

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