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House for McIntyre & Ahern, Kenyon Street, Hartford
1911-1925
Architect:Designed by Smith & Bassette , American, 1910 - 1940
Architectural drawings; ink and pencil on paper
Primary Dimensions (height x width): 13 3/4 x 17 1/4in. (34.9 x 43.8cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Roy D. Bassette, Jr. and John H. Bassette
Description: Plans for a two-story clapboard Colonial Revival residence with the following design elements: pedimented dormers, symmetrically aligned double-hung sash windows, and two chimneys. Drawings included in the set are front, rear, and side elevations, and floor plans for each level. Rooms in the basement include coal rooms, a lavatory, storage, and laundry room. On the first floor, the architect included a porch, pantry, butler's pantry, kitchen, dining room, reception room, vestibule, hall, living room, and veranda. Second floor rooms on the plan are four chambers, two bathrooms, and closets. The attic has two chambers, a bathroom, closets, and a hanging closet.
Constituent Note: According to the inscription on the drawings, the house was built for McIntyre & Ahern, Hartford building contractors. It resembles the house at 232 Kenyon Street; 1976.18.206 is plans for alterations to 232 Kenyon Street. (Finlay 4/1/2011)
Inscription: All drawings have accession numbers handwritten in pencil on verso, lower right. All drawings have architectural dimensions and notes in black ink and/or pencil.
Object Number: 1976.18.21.1-.8
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