Photo, Print, Drawing Rufus K. Allen House, 305 South Fifteenth Street, Saint Joseph, Buchanan County, MO
About this Item
- Rufus K. Allen House, 305 South Fifteenth Street, Saint Joseph, Buchanan County, MO
- Contributor Names
- Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
- Bergstone, David, project manager
- Wegman-French, Lysa, transmitter
- Geller, Phillip, photographer
- Schwenk, Sarah F, historian
- Created / Published
- Documentation compiled after 1933
- Subject Headings
- - houses
- - wooden buildings
- - domestic life
- - building deterioration
- - Queen Anne Revival architectural elements
- - stucco
- - hip roofs
- - cross gables
- - bay windows
- - porches
- - flat roofs
- - ells
- - sheds
- - pediments
- - Missouri -- Buchanan County -- Saint Joseph
- - Significance: Although the architectural integrity of the residential structure located at 301-305 South 15th Street has been impacted by alteration, the building retains enough of its integrity to be considered as a significant contributing element to the Museum Hill National Register District and the local Museum Hill District. The Museum Hill District is significant in the history of St. Joseph, Missouri in the areas of commerce and architecture during the period from 1860 to 1931. The district is a distinguishable entity possessing historic character in the varied richness of popular architectural styles which epitomized national and local architectural trends and the changing preferences in building styles of St. Joseph's burgeoning upper and middle classes during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The Queen Anne style residence of St. Joseph builder and manufacturer, Rufus K. Allen, located at 305 South 15th Street is a representative example of the late nineteenth century Queen Anne style residence property type described in the multiple-property context statement, "Historic Resources of St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri." It embodies distinctive characteristics of one of the predominant styles prevalent in the late nineteenth century America and reflects a specific adaptation to the Museum Hill District.
- - Survey number: HABS MO-1918
- - Building/structure dates: 1880-1897 Initial Construction
- - Building/structure dates: 1897- 1912 Subsequent Work
- - National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 91000112
- Photo(s): 10
- Data Page(s): 35
- Photo Caption Page(s): 1
- Call Number/Physical Location
- HABS MO-1918
- Source Collection
- Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- Control Number
- Rights Advisory
- No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html
- Online Format
- Photo(s): 10 | Data Page(s): 35 | Photo Caption Page(s): 1
- Bergstone, David
- Geller, Phillip
- Historic American Buildings Survey
- Schwenk, Sarah F
- Wegman-French, Lysa
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Chicago citation style:
Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, David Bergstone, and Sarah F Schwenk, Geller, Phillip, photographer. Rufus K. Allen House, 305 South Fifteenth Street, Saint Joseph, Buchanan County, MO. Buchanan County Missouri Saint Joseph, 1933. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/mo1232/.
APA citation style:
Historic American Buildings Survey, C., Bergstone, D. & Schwenk, S. F., Geller, P., photographer. (1933) Rufus K. Allen House, 305 South Fifteenth Street, Saint Joseph, Buchanan County, MO. Buchanan County Missouri Saint Joseph, 1933. Documentation Compiled After. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mo1232/.
MLA citation style:
Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, David Bergstone, and Sarah F Schwenk, photographer by Geller, Phillip. Rufus K. Allen House, 305 South Fifteenth Street, Saint Joseph, Buchanan County, MO. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/mo1232/>.