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 Print Listing Historical Name - Looney House
Style - Late 19th and Early 20th Century American Movements/Craftsman
Built Year - 1927
State ID - 5WL4137

Description - One-story duplex residence with clipped side gable roof and projecting clipped gable roof porches at each end of west wall. Composition roofing, overhanging eaves, exposed beams, and skylights. Buff brick chimney with metal top on east roof slope. Walls clad with pebble dash stucco; wide skirt board above foundation, which is concrete and has two-light basement windows. Entrance on west and one on north; doors have three lights and wide wood surrounds. Three large plate glass windows between porches. Porches have exposed beams, tapered square columns atop brick piers, and solid balustrades with pebble dash cladding and concrete trim. North wall of house has narrow horizontal two-light window on gable face and two single-light windows. South wall has multi-light horizontal window on gable face and single-light replacement windows. Rear wall has single-light windows and off-center entrance with glazed security door.

Historical Background - The 1930 city directory lists this address, but no information about the occupants was provided. The 1940 city directory indicates that 804 11th Avenue was the home of Joseph E. and Ola Looney. Mr. Looney was employed by the Home Gas & Electric Company. The 1950 city directory lists Charles and Tressa Rains as the occupants of 1028 8th Street. Mr. Raines was employed by the city. In that year, 804 11th Avenue was the residence of Mrs. O.T. Stewart. In 1960, 804 11th Ave. was listed as the apartment of T.M. Cortese in city directories. In 1970, 804 11th Avenue was the apartment of Charles Dillon, Michael Dorsey, and Ted Lawrence.