McHattie House; George Evans House - 1531 9TH AV

 Print Listing Historical Name - George Evans House
Style - Late Victorian/Queen Anne (Free Classic subtype)
Built Year - 1909
State ID - 5WL3109

Description - This Queen Anne style residence is a square shaped, one-and-one-half story, wood frame structure with a composition shingle, front gabled roof. Roof features include fishscale shingles on the top third of the gable end, and a shed roof dormer on the south slope of the roof. It has a block foundation and wood lapped siding. The main facade is broken into three bays and contains an off-centered entrance. The one-story, full-width wood porch has three wood columns with a lap-siding half-wall. Windows are wood frame, double hung with metal storm windows, and one-light wood frame windows with wood sills and trim. The brick chimney is located on the gable ridge.

Historical Background - The house was built in approximately 1909. George E. Evans and his wife Fern lived in the house from 1909 until 1910-1913. George was in produce, working as a clerk at Wilson Grocery. The property changed hands many times from then through the 1940s. G.W. Finley, a teacher lived in the house after George Evans. Other people who lived there include Sterling Brush, the proprietor of Greeley Auto Trim Company, Caroline Hobble, a dressmaker, LW Fisher, a carpenter, and Raymond F. Glass, who worked at Campus Shoe Shop and lived in this house from 1931-1937.