Contributing Buildings-3

Milford Historic District Contributing Build ins (Continued)

525- Two-story wood frame, vinyl-sided, gabled-ell. Porch in ell.  Dormer in roof above porch. Shed-roof one-story wing at rear. Projecting bay on west with shingles below.  1872

525- Two-story wood frame, front-gabled wood-sided carriage house with one-story shed-roof wing on west.  ca. 1872

526- One-story wood frame, wood-sided side-gabled Bungalow.  Screened, gabled front porch.  Projecting gabled bay on west.  1921

535- Two-story wood frame, vinyl-sided, gabled-ell.  Porch in ell.  4/4 windows. Small wood garage.  1872

536- Story-and-a-half wood frame, wood-sided Victorian Gothic upright with one-story wing. Recessed porch.  4/4 windows.  1872

536- Gabled carriage house.

645- Two-story wood frame, wood-sided Victorian Gothic gabled-ell house.  Enclosed porch in ell.  Cross gable above porch.  4/4 windows with wood cornices and scrolled-wood trim above some.  One-story rear wing.  Small early wood frame garage, extended at rear.  1872

648- Two-story wood frame, aluminum-sided Victorian Gothic upright with story-and-a half wing. One-story rear wing. Drip moldings.  Porch in ell with classic wooden posts, scrolled wood trim and balustrade above, restored after a picture of the original. Small gabled-ell wood frame garage.  1872


Atlantic Street


510- One-story wood frame, vinyl-sided, side-gabled house.  Enclosed gabled porch.  1925

517- Story-and-a-half wood frame, aluminum-sided side-gabled house.  Gabled brick projecting entry.  1940

518- Small one-story wood frame Bungalow. Textured cement block porch and foundation. One-story rear wing.  1925

524- One-story wood frame, vinyl-sided Bungalow.  Textured cement block porch and foundation.  Gabled bay on west.  1930

525- One-story brick house.  Hipped roof.  Attached garage.  1938

534- Story-and-a-half wood frame, wood-sided side-gabled house with one-story rear wing.  4/4 windows. Story-and-a-half garage (former barn?).  ca. 1839

630- Story-and-a-half wood frame, aluminum-sided house with one-story wing on front.  Stone chimney.  1938

635- One-story side-gabled brick house with one-story wing on west.  Arched entry.  Brick chimney.  Projection on east.  One-story wing on rear.  1926

635- Textured cement block hip-roofed garage with two original doors.  1926

648- Story-and-a-half wood frame, aluminum-sided side-gabled Cape Cod. Classic wooden door frame. One-story wing on rear. Attached story-and-a-half garage. Projecting bay on west.   1941

703- Two-story wood frame, wood-sided, Victorian Gothic upright with story-and-a-half wing. One-story rear wing. Textured cement block porch with round cement pillars.  Small rear porch.  1870

704- Story-and-a-half wood frame, aluminum-sided, side-gable with new one-story wing on rear. 4/4 windows.  1872

708- Two-story wood frame, wood-sided, side-gable with several early gabled wings.  Gabled, textured cement block front porch with shingles in gable.  1871

711- Two-story wood frame, aluminum-sided gabled-ell. New two-story porch. One-story shed-roofed wing at rear. Cement carriage block.  1872

714- Two-story wood frame, aluminum-sided upright with story-and-a-half wing.  Porch in ell.   1872

715- Two-story wood frame, wood-sided upright with story-and-a-half wing.

  One-story rear wing. Screened porch in ell with 6-paned eyebrow windows above.  Screened porch on west.  1872    Wood frame garage.   Early 1900's

718 (110 Franklin)- Two-story wood frame, wood-sided cross-gabled Queen Anne.  Square tower on northwest.  Fish-scale shingles in gables and around top of tower.  Two beveled windows.  All windows have cornices and scrolled-wood trim above.  Story-and-a-half wing on rear with one-story wing off of it.  1899

721- Two-story wood frame, aluminum-sided Bungalow.  Porch across front with brick and tapered wood pillars.  1925

803- Two-story wood frame, vinyl-sided upright with story-and-a-half wing. Enclosed porch in ell.  Small shed-roof wing at rear.  New fish-scale shingles in gable. 1868

804- Two-story wood frame, vinyl-sided upright with one-story wing. Enclosed porch in ell.  Small shed-roofed addition on rear.  Some 4/4 windows.  Eyebrow windows on west second floor.  ca. 1872

808- One-story wood frame, asbestos shingle-sided, side-gabled Bungalow with one-story wing at rear.  Projecting gabled front porch.  Some 4-paned sash.  1878

811- One-story wood frame, wood-sided hip-roofed house. 1940

823- Story-and-a-half wood frame side-gabled house with front gabled wing.  Original enclosed porch in ell.  Projecting bay on front.  Stone chimney on west.  Dormer above porch. Wood frame garage.  1940

826- Story-and-a-half wood frame side-gabled house with front gabled wing.  Original enclosed porch in ell.  Stone chimney on front wing.  Dormer above porch.  Mirror image of 823 Atlantic. Wood frame garage.  1940

835- Story-and-a-half wood frame, asbestos-sided gabled-ell house. Projecting gabled screened porch on east end of front.  Some 4/4 windows.  1868

904- Two-story brick veneer Tudor-style house.  Brick and wood enclosed porch on west.  Projecting enclosed brick entry. Brick chimney with lozenge pattern in header bricks.  1928

918-Two-story wood frame, wood-sided upright and wing.  Enclosed porch in ell.  Large window with colored panes in front of upright.  Shed-roofed addition at rear.  Second-floor doorway and balcony on east.  1883

926- Story-and-a-half wood frame side-gabled Bungalow.  Stone foundation and porch with brick and tapered wood pillars. New addition on east.  1925

1002- Two-and-a-half story cross-gabled wood frame house.  Recessed entry.  Large projecting bay on front.  1935

1018- Two-story wood frame, wood-sided side-gabled house with cross gable on front.  Projecting porch on front with round fluted columns and rail above.  Doorway with side-lights and dentils on cornice.  Originally Greek Revival home of Elizur Ruggles, founder of Milford, remodeled in 1929 by his grandson.  1843

1018- Wood frame basement barn, English type.  ca. 1840's


East Huron Street


Site- Ruggles saw mill, first mill in Milford. On southwest bank of Huron River, north of East Huron Street. Built in 1832, destroyed after 1856. Presently overgrown with reeds along bank of river. Not disturbed since the mill disappeared. Potential for archaeological investigation.

Site- Armstrong grist mill. On northeast bank of Huron River, north of East Huron Street. Across from site of Ruggles saw mill. Built in 1839, used as slaughter-house in 1870’s, destroyed in 19th Century. Presently overgrown with reeds and brush along bank of river. Not disturbed since the mill was torn down. Potential for archaeological investigation.


Summit Street

East

103- Two-story  wood frame, aluminum-sided Victorian Gothic upright with story-and-a-half wing.  Porch in ell with modern square wood pillars.  Cross gable above porch.  Elaborate projecting bay on east with brackets and scrolled wood trim.  New enclosed porch in rear.  1867

115- Significant structure. See narrative

115- Two-story wood frame side-gabled carriage house.

West


140- One-story brick commercial building with two-story brick addition in rear.  Curved Art Deco SW corner.  1935

150- One-story wood frame, aluminum-sided commercial building.  Projecting entrance with classic doorway with side- and transom-lights.  Ca.1930’s

Site- Eaton Cabinet & Chair Factory.  North of Summit Street,  east of Pettibone Creek.  Nothing left of mill. Historical Marker.  Built ca. 1832, probably gone by 1846. Site is overgrown with brush along creek. Disturbed by construction of waterway to Upper Mill Pond in 1846. Possible potential for archaeological investigation.


Oak Street


101- Two-story  concrete block factory building with large one-story wing.  Aluminum-faced.  Several new additions.  Henry Ford I village industry.  1938

515- Two-story brick upright with one-story wing.  Brick trim above arched 4/4 windows  and beneath eaves.  Small new wing on old stone foundation on south.  Round decorative wood ventilator on south gable of wing.  New enclosed porch.  1874

521- One-story wood frame, aluminum-sided side-gabled house.  Porch across front.  Shed-roof addition on rear.  Some 4/4 windows.  1881

North Milford Road


620- Story-and-a-half  wood frame side-gabled Bungalow.  Porch across front.  1916

Site- Pettibone Grist Mill.  South end of Upper Mill Pond. Built in1846, burned in 1888, rebuilt, burned again in 1916.  Early foundation remains, with new office building surmounting it.   Historical marker.

Site- Hebbard & Davis Woolen Mill. East of Upper Mill Pond. Built in 1850. New office building on site. Historical marker.  

Site- Tower & Tenny Woodworking Mill.  East of Upper Mill Pond.  Built in 1854, burned in 1870 and rebuilt. Became the Doorknob Factory in 1880’s. Two modern commercial structures on the site have just [1998] been razed and a drugstore is to occupy the site. Historical marker.  

Site- Upper Mill Pond. North of West Commerce Street, south of Summit Street, between North Milford Road and Prospect Hill Shopping Center. Created in 1845.

      Dam built in 1845. Existing dam and present mill race (“waterfall”) modified in 1938 by Henry Ford I when he built existing mill west of pond. Head race east of N. Milford Road, and two flumes running beneath N. Milford Road (ran early mills) still in existence, but covered. 1871 railroad embankment crosses the pond. Pond furnished wate- power for four mill sites.

Non-Contributing Structures


North Main Street, Non-contrib.


210- One-story brick and stone commercial building. 1981

304- One-story brick and wood frame commercial building.  Former service station, extensively remodeled.  1931

312- Two-story wood frame, cement block, vinyl sided commercial building.  Recessed entry.  Extensively remodeled.  1915

332,334,336,338- Part one-story, part two-story cement block, brick-faced commercial building.  Extensively remodeled.  1945

333- One-story brick-faced commercial building.  1965

369- One-story cement-faced commercial building.  1965

400, 404- Two two-story brick Italianate commercial structures, refaced with new wood and new brick, combined into one building. 1878

408- Two-story cement block, brick- and vinyl-faced commercial building.  1992

409- One-story brick-faced cement block commercial building.  1960

410- Two-story cement block, vinyl-faced commercial building.  1992

411- Two-story cement block vinyl-sided gable-ended commercial building.  1986

417,423,427,431- One-story brick commercial building.  1976

424- One-story cement block brick-faced commercial building.  Extensively remodeled.  1937

426- One-story cement block, brick-faced commercial building.  Extensively remodeled.  1937

441- One-story cement block, brick-faced gable-ended commercial building.  1949

505- One-story brick & frame gas station.  1976

508, 510- One-story cement block, vinyl-faced commercial building.  1990

522- Story-and-a-half brick commercial building.  1996

525- One-story cement block gable-ended office building with lower level.  Wood-sided.  Rock-faced concrete block foundation, all that remains of Pettibone Mills (burned in 1916).  1968

545- One-story brick gable-ended office building.  1996

634- One-story wood frame house, built as a garage.  1921

644- Two-story wood frame house.  1989


North Milford Road, Non-Contrib.


560- One-story brick gable-ended office building.  1990

624- One-story brick office building.  1976


Commerce Street, Non-Contrib.


East


101- One-story brick stone-faced commercial building.  Extensively remodeled.  1939

127,129, 131- Two-story cement block, vinyl-faced commercial building.  1950

155- One-story brick commercial building.  1988

320- Story-and-a-half wood frame, vinyl-sided house.  Moved from original site east of 124 E. Commerce in 1950's.  Extensively remodeled.  1906

848- Story-and-a-half wood frame, vinyl-sided, cross gabled house.  Two through-the-cornice gabled dormers on front and rear wings.  Original scrolled brackets on projecting front entry and in dormer gables. Extensively remodeled. 1868


Liberty Street, Non-Contrib.


East


115- One-story cement block commercial building.  1955/1965

130- One-story brick gable-ended commercial building.  1955

408- Large modern commercial (funeral home) addition to original house.  1986

203- Two-story wood frame, vinyl-sided office building.  1985

317- One-story brick commercial building.  1959

320- One-story brick- and vinyl-sided gable-ended office building.  1976

324- One-story brick telephone switching building.  1980

414- Two-story brick, shingle, stone and stucco medical building.  1995

531- Two-story wood frame, aluminum-sided cross-gabled house with rear wing.  Wood frame hip-roofed garage. Extensively remodeled. 1883

634- One-story wood frame and brick, aluminum-sided gable-ended house.  1967

636- One-story wood frame and brick gable-ended house.  1968


Hickory Street, Non-Contrib.


219- Two-story upright wood frame Victorian Gothic with one-story wing.  New wood rusticated siding and new projecting bay on front. Brick siding on part, over-scaled rear wing.  1877

324- Story-and-a-half gable-ended wood frame, vinyl-sided house.  1993

525- One-story wood frame with two-story rear wing school building.  1979  

534- One-story wood frame cross-gabled house with story-and-a-half rear wing.  Extensively remodeled.  ca. 1846

639- One-story wood frame cross-gabled vinyl-sided house.  1991

645,647, 649- One-story concrete block gable-ended duplex.  1962


East Street, Non-Contrib.


209- One-story wood frame, aluminum-sided cross-gabled house.  Extensively remodeled.  ca. 1885

First Street, Non-Contrib.


325- One-story brick house.  1970

435- Two-story wood frame, vinyl-sided house.  1990


Canal Street, Non-Contrib.


632- One-story wood frame, aluminum-sided gable-ended house.  1955

641- One-story wood frame, vinyl-sided house.  Front porch.  Attached garage.  1989


Atlantic Street, Non-Contrib.



531- One-story brick- and aluminum-faced house.  Attached garage.  1952

818- Story-and-a-half wood frame, vinyl-sided, side-gabled house.  Dormer.  1994