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Cawkins House, 409 Orange Ave.

c. 1940, Frame Vernacular style

Architectural evidence based on comparisons with buildings of similar size and design indicates that this building was constructed about 1940. It is locally significant for its association with the early twentieth century development of Crescent City. It is an example of Frame Vernacular architecture. It has an irregular plan consisting of a gable roof main unit and a gable extension. The exterior walls are covered with weatherboard siding and fenestration consists of double-hung sash windows with 1/1 lights. An entrance porch with a gable roof, square column supports and a knee wall extends from the facade. A brick chimney is located on the east elevation and the building sits on a concrete pier foundation.

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