MELVILLE STREET

200 block Melville Street

201-213 Melville St.

See 4522 Walnut Street.

215-231 Melville St.

J. Willison Smith, developer

c.1907

Nine, three-and-one-half-story, two-bay, orange brick, Colonial Revival, rowhouses in the AAABBBAAA pattern. All have front yards. Distinguishing features of A) classical columned porch with bracketed cornice, first floor stained glass transom window, second floor bay window with denticulated cornice, third floor elliptical arched windows flanked by brick pilasters, brick wall decoration, paired window hipped dormer, Spanish roof tiles on mansard roof; B) columned porch with bracketed cornice, second floor bay window with modillioned cornice and pilasters between windows, third floor paired segmental arch windows, brick wall decoration, single arched window in flemish gable dormer. 9 Contributing.

Porch balustrade removed/replaced: 217, 219, 223

Porch glazed: 231

Roof tiles replaced: 215, 217, 221, 223, 225, 227 (partial), 231

Original stained glass transom window: 215, 221, 229, 231

233-251 Melville St.

J. Willison Smith, developer

c.1907

Ten, three-and-one-half-story, two-bay, orange brick, Colonial Revival, rowhouses in the ABBAAAABBA pattern. See 215-231 Melville St. for description. 10 Contributing.

Porch posts/balustrade replaced: 233, 235, 239, 251

Roof tiles replaced: 233, 239, 241, 243, 245, 247, 249, 251

Leaded/stained glass transom windows removed: 233, 237, 245, 251

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200-212 Melville St.

See 4524 Walnut St.

214-230 Melville St.

J. Willison Smith, developer

c.1907

Nine, three-and-one-half-story, two-bay, orange brick, Colonial Revival, rowhouses in the AAABBBAAA pattern. See 215-231 Melville St. for description. 9 Contributing.

Porch posts/balustrades removed: 214, 216, 224, 226, 228, 230

Roof tiles replaced: 218, 222, 224 (partial), 228, 230

Original stained glass transom window: 214, 216, 218, 220, 222, 228, 230

Iron fence existing: 234

232-46 Melville St.

J. Willison Smith, developer

c.1906

Eight, three-and-one-half-story, two-bay, orange brick, Colonial Revival, rowhouses in the ABBAABBA pattern. See 215-231 Melville St. for description. 8 Contributing.

Porch posts/balustrade replaced: 240, 246

Porch glazed: 234

Roof tiles replaced: 232, 234, 236, 238, 240, 244, 246

Leaded/stained glass transom window removed: 246

Window altered: 246

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500 block Melville Street

501-543 Melville Street

c. 1920

Twenty-two, two-story, three-bay Colonial Revival tannish brick rowhouses. First floor front rooms projects toward street and contain three windows, some of which have been altered. Second story contains a slightly projecting bracketed gable bay with applied decoration. Front garden plots surrounded by low brick walls. Sash in 1/1 and 6/1 configurations. Tile roofs on most. 22 Contributing.

Modern Siding: 515, 535, 541

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500-548 Melville Street

c. 1920

Twenty-five, two-story, three-bay Colonial Revival tannish brick rowhouses. First floor front rooms projects toward street and contain three windows, some of which have been altered. Second story contains a slightly projecting bracketed gable bay with applied decoration. Front garden plots surrounded by low brick walls. Sash in 1/1 and 6/1 configurations. Tile roofs on most. 25 Contributing.

Modern Siding: 500, 512, 518, 526, 548

First Floor Front Room Window Alterations: 514, 518, 524, 526, 530, 532

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1200 block Melville Street

1202-1212 Melville Street

c. 1892

Six two-story, two-bay red brick Victorian rowhouses with frontices significantly wider that the typical unit in the district. Centered doorways with flanking sash. Brick corbelling visually divides units. Decorative brick mold at cornices. Flat roofs. 6 Contributing.