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House for McIntyre & Ahern, 258 Kenyon Street, Hartford
Architect:Designed by William T. Marchant , American, 1880 - 1948
Maker:Designed for McIntyre & Ahern , 1904 - 1925
Architectural Drawings, pencil, black and red ink on linen paper.
Primary Dimensions: 16 1/2 x 18in. (41.9 x 45.7cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Colonel and Mrs. Richard L. Shaw
Description: Plans for a two and one half story Colonial Revival house, featuring hipped roof, dormer windows on the attic level, and a two-story entrance portico with a balcony supported by doric columns over the front porch and a triangular pediment intersecting the roof. The windows are primarily double-hung sash windows, varying from large tri-part windows (predominately on the front facade,) standard eight-over-one, six-over-one, and six-over six-windows, to smaller four-over-one and four-over-four windows on the east elevation. Eight drawings are included in the set: front, north, south, and east elevations as well as cellar, first floor, second floor, and attic plans. The cellar plans include: toilet, heater coal, range coal, laundry and cold rooms. The first floor plans include: veranda, living room, library, entry porch and hall, toilet, rear porch, pantry, kichen, butler's pantry, and dining room. The second floor plans include: three chambers, a balcony, two bathrooms, sewing room, and linen closet. The attic plans include: three chambers, storage room, bathroom, hall, and a large hanging closet.
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 black or red ink. Drawing 1999.100.38.8 is labeled "House For McIntyre & Ahern" in black ink in upper center on recto. Drawings 1999.100.38.1-8 have individual titles in black ink in lower center on recto (drawing 1999.100.38.1 reads "Cellar Plan").
Object Number: 1999.100.38.1-.8
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