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House for McIntyre & Ahern, 226 Kenyon Street, Hartford
Architect:Designed by William T. Marchant , American, 1880 - 1948
Maker:Designed for McIntyre & Ahern , 1904 - 1925
Architectural Drawings, pencil, black, yellow red ink on linen paper.
Primary Dimensions: 16 x 18in. (40.6 x 45.7cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Colonel and Mrs. Richard L. Shaw
Description: Plans for a three-story stuccoed English Style house featuring an intersecting gable and hipped roof with projecting eaves. The front facade prominently features a double pitched gable rooof with half-timber details, as well as a recessed entry, and veranda, both covered with hipped roofs. The north and south elevations also contain the intersecting gable and hipped roof with half-timber details on the gable roof ends. The windows on the house are primarily double hung sash windows, which vary from large tri-part windows, to standard eight-over-one, six-over-one, and four-over-one windows. The house also features diamond paned casement and double-hung shash windows as seen on the front and north elevations. Eight drawings are included in the set; front, south, rear and north elevations, as well as cellar, first floor, second floor, and attic and roof plans. The cellar plans include: a W.C., cold room, laundry room, and a heater coal and range coal room. The first floor plans include: the veranda, living room, dining room, rear porch, pantry, kitchen, butler's pantry, entry hall, den, and recessed entrance porch. The second floor plans include: four chambers, two bathrooms, hall, and sewing room. The attic and roof plans include: two maid's rooms, storage room, chamber, hall, and bathroom.
Title Note: McIntyre & Ahern were Hartford developers who contracted with William T. Marchant for several houses on Kenyon Street during the 1910s. (Finlay 4/13/2011)
Inscription: All drawings have accession numbers handwritten in pencil on verso, lower right. All drawings have architectural dimensions and notes in pencil or black, red and yellow ink. Drawing 1999.100.323.1 is labeled "House For McIntyre & Ahern" in black ink in upper center on recto. Drawings 1999.100.323.1-8 have individual titles in black ink in lower center on recto (drawing 1999.100.323.1 reads "Cellar Plan"). Drawings 1999.100.323.6-8 have dimension titles in black in in lower right on recto (drawing 1999.100.323.6 reads "Scale 1/4 in = 1 ft.").
Object Number: 1999.100.323.1-.8
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