Nick Prevost House

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Prevost House
Street Address:
105 North Prevost Street, Anderson

Site Number:
Site Number:
Date Surveyed:
January 13 1984
Construction Date:
Historic Use:
Current Use:
Architect or Builder:
Based on design of H. J. Schwarzman
Construction Method:
Foundation Materials:
Stuccoed Masonry
Roof Materials:
standing seam metal
Signficant Architectural Features:
One-story, weatherboard siding, high stuccoed brick foundation; central high rectangular block with flanking rectangular wings; central three bay portico attached to central block with semicircular arches, engaged Tuscan columns keystones; central block has central double-door entry, decorated and with etched glass lites, and flanking stained glass sidelites; simulated quoins at corners; the single-bay wings have 2/2 sash windows with pilaster trim and semicircular paneled arches with a keystone; side elevations have two bays similar to facade; simulated quoins at corners; low slope hip roof with bracketed cornice; two stuccoed internal chimneys; single-story addition with gable roof at rear with porches on left and right elevations. OUTBUILDINGS: Small cottage, ca 1946, with asbestos siding
Balustrade removed from roof of wings, finials removed from roof of central block, additions made to rear; central portico expanded and flanking porches altered.
Historical Information:
Patterned after German Pavillion of Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition of 1876. Significant for unique architectural design.
Source of Historical Information:
Pegg's 1877 map of Anderson County Anderson County deed books 20, pg. 162; 4P, pg. 269; National Register Nomination Form;Reginald Gibson, 105 S. Prevost St., Anderson
Anderson - City - West Whitner Street - West Market Street, 1983-1984
Archives Location:
Box 13, Series 108042, Survey of historic resources (county by county data on surface properties), circa 1971-2014

Related place
Anderson County