Habersham House; Ambrose Clark House
Aiken Day School
N. side of Grace Ave., between Sumter and Marlboro, Aiken, SC
2-10- 61 (73)
Architect or Builder:
Scroggs & Ewing, Architects; James H. Blauvett, Decorator; E. S. Draper, Landscape Architect
Signficant Architectural Features:
2-storv house with 1 1/2-story north wings and 2-story south wings. Exterior is red brick laid in Flemish bond. Core of house & its wings have gable roofs, except for one of the N. wings, which has gambrel roof; roof of main section of house & that of S. wing have decorated cornice; N. Wings have plain cornice. House has 4 brick chimneys, incl. those of the wings. Most of the windows are double-hung, 6/6; most of the 1st fl. windows have paneled shutters; most of 2nd fl. windows have louvered shutters. OUTBUILDINGS:Brick U-shaped stable W. of house; garage with 2nd St. apt. & 1-st wing N.
Ambrose Clark property given by G.H. Bostwick to Aiken Day School in 1966. School was founded 1932.
Source of Historical Information:
1935 Sanborn map: Southern Architecture Illustrated(Atlanta: Harman Pub. Co., 1931)
Aiken - City - Winter Colony Historic Districts Survey, 1982
Box 11, Series 108042, Survey of historic resources (county by county data on surface properties), circa 1971-2014