Harrison Avenue

603 HARRISON – ITALIANATE
Two story Italianate residence, constructed in the 1860s, with hip roof. Tall windows have flat bracketed hoods with hinged shutters. Asbestos siding covers the facade. Extended eaves have small double brackets. Hip roof includes knee brackets. Entrance porch has a canopy supported by brackets, with 1920′s bench below.

609 HARRISON – QUEEN ANNE
Two story plus attic Queen Anne frame house with hip roof. Narrow clapboards, narrow upright projecting dormers with single windows and a singular “eagle’s beak” roof cap on each dormer. Front two story three faceted bay; extended bays on side, upper one rectangular and projecting slightly over a bowed bay below. Rusticated cement block foundation. Constructed iabout 1890.

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617 HARRISON – QUEEN ANNE
Almost unornamented, this two-story late picturesque clapboard house has a hip roof with cross gable. The gable features a vergeboard. A side bay window is sheltered by a pent roof with denticulation. Simple frames surround the windows; the original porch posts have been removed. Constructed about 1890.

622 HARRISON – CRAFTSMAN
Colonial Revival elements combine with an early 20th century vernacular: simple rectangular plan, gable roof, and symmetrical fenestration with central dormer. The gables have bargeboards and the eaves are supported by attenuated rafters. A hipped roof porch embraces the first story front facade. Originally, the upper story was stucco, the first story was covered with shingle siding; now the entire house is aluminum sided. Constructed about 1915.

625 HARRISON – QUEEN ANNE
With its original clapboard and shingle facade intact, this tall proportioned, multigabled house is a well-maintained example of Beloit’s late picturesque vernacular. Simple architraves surround the windows, fish-scale shingles ornament the gables, and a pedimented portico shelters the entry. The side projecting bay has chamfered walls on the first story. Constructed about 1890.

628 HARRISON – DUTCH COLONIAL
A Victorian vernacular frame house, constructed about 1870, with L-shape plan, bay window and clapboard siding was changed in the 20th century to a Dutch Colonial hybrid, with gambrel roof and classical doorway with framing pilasters and entablature.

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702 HARRISON – VERNACULAR
A two-story gable-roofed building with projecting eaves and pedimented gables. The house is now covered with cedar shingle siding. Constructed about 1920.

709 HARRISON – DUTCH COLONIAL REVIVAL
Demonstrating Dutch Colonial Revival influence, this frame house has a gambrel roof, shed dormers, and exposed rafters below the second story. As with many 1920s Dutch Colonial Revival houses, the gambrel is a fake, simply composed of applied eaves. Constructed about 1925.

710 HARRISON – FRONT GABLED
An early 20th century frame house with clapboard siding; gable roof with projecting, flared eaves and vergeboards; front porch with corner pillars; corner boards and frieze boards. Constructed about 1915.

716 HARRISON – COLONIAL REVIVAL
A Colonial Revival house, with rectangular plan, symmetrical fenestration and gabled roof, this frame house has its original wide clapboard siding. Only the pedimented entry frame adds ornamental detail. Constructed about 1940.

717 HARRISON – COLONIAL REVIVAL
Of Colonial Revival style, this two and a half story large double residence has a flared pediment gable roof with a flared cross gable over the double porch. The house is shingled, with corner pilasters. The cross gable contains a large half round window with fanned lights. The front entry has a small flat roofed porch of almost Greek Revival proportions. Bracken Apartments were built as a duplex in about 1900.

722 HARRISON – PRAIRIE SCHOOL
This two story plus attic brick apartment house is Prairiesque. Main gable roof is intersected by a hip roof over large two story wing to south. Massive chimney dominates front as it rises through the gable. Front entry has low brick stepped piers, and its arched porch roof is integrated into the bay extending over door. South wing has timber/stucco motif in horizontal space between window units. Attic window has a rounded arch. Built as two units about 1910.

730 HARRISON – QUEEN ANNE
A late picturesque frame house, with polygonal bay, gabled roof, and hip dormer window. Tall chimneys add variety to the roof line. A Palladian motif in the gable peak and simple architraves around the windows are among the few ornamental details. Constructed about 1895.

731 HARRISON – GREEK REVIVAL
Late vernacular Greek Revival two story plus attic clapboard house. Gable roof has pointed arch narrow Gothic window in attic. Unbroken eave line. Small front porch is later; front of house, however, is substantially unaltered. Shaped flat lintels over two over two windows; brick chimney added. Windows have shutters. To the side is an extended rectangular bay with a mansard roof. Additions to rear. Built in 1883.

735 HARRISON – ECLECTIC REVIVAL
An early 20th century Eclectic Revival house, this brick structure has gabled roofs with bargeboards and projecting eaves, an oriel window, and a fan light and side lights by the entry. The entry is sheltered by a stylized, segmentally arched canopy supported by large brackets. Built about 1920.

743 HARRISON – QUEEN ANNE
A late picturesque house with a hip roof and cross gables, the structure has the tall proportions and irregular massing of the style, but surface ornament has been reduced by cedar shingle siding. Constructed about 1890.

749 HARRISON – COLONIAL REVIVAL
An early Colonial Revival house, this two-story frame structure has a hip roof, dormer windows and cubic massing. But the aluminum siding alters the original fabric. Constructed about 1895.