Enlish Burns Real Estate - 917 13TH ST

 Print Listing Historical Name - Knelly House
Style - Late 19th and Early 20th Century American Movements/Craftsman
Built Year - 1916-1917
State ID - 5WLxxx3

Description - This Craftsman style house is a rectangular, one-story, wood frame structure with an asphalt shingle, gable and hipped roof. Roof features include exposed rafter ends and triangular braces on the front gable end. It has a concrete foundation with rusticated stone facing and lapped wood and shingle siding. The main fa├žade contains a centered entrance. The one story, partial width porch has pairs of square wood columns and a solid wood rail. Windows are one-over-one, double hung wood frame, one-light fixed and a bay window on the east elevation, which includes a picture window with a leaded glass transom. The brick chimney is located at the north end.

Historical Background - The house was built in 1916-1917 for Charles A. Knelly, an embalmer with Macy Undertaking Company. Knelly lived I the house until his death in the 1930s. His wife Laura Knelly continued to live there until she sold the house to Emmett S. Powell in approximately 1943. Various other residents lived in the house, including Marlin Stebbins, proprietor of Stebbins-Nash Motors, and Harry Walker, an employee of the Colorado State Highway Department.