North End House

Parcel 12-16

Date Unknown / Creator Unknown

Collection: North End House HistoryStreet Address: 123-131 Congress StreetParcel: 12-16

Subject property consists of a level lot of land containing 8,182 square feet with 63.7 foot frontage on Congress Street and an average depth of 131 feet.

Subject is improved with a commercial and apartment building of one to three stories.

The exterior condition is good. The foundation is brick and stone; walls are brick and wood; the first floor has metal, plate glass windows and windows on the remainder are wood double/hung. The roof on the one story portion is flat tar and gravel and slate gable on the remainder.

The interior is in good condition. There is a small basement with a concrete floor, except the office portion which has a tile floor, composition walls and ceiling. Heat is oil/steam; hot water is off the furnace; plumbing is copper; wiring is BX, 100/220 volts. Stores occupy the first floor, there are two apartments on the second floor and three apartments on the third floor. Floors are hardwood or inlaid. Walls are composition or wood; ceilings are metal. There are five semi-modern kitchens. Bathrooms consist of the following: 1st floor 4-2 piece; 2nd floor 1-3 piece and toilet; 3rd floor 1-2 piece and 1-3 piece and toilet.

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Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Title

Parcel 12-16

North End House Item Type Metadata

Parcel #

12-16

Street Address

123-131 Congress Street

Owner in 1967

John C. Sweetser

Property Type

Commercial / Residential

Prior Owner / Purchase Date

John G. Sweetser / November 1, 1962
YMCA

1967 Assessed Value

$44,000

1967 Taxes

$2,442

1967 Estimated Market Value

$89,000

Summary Description

Subject property consists of a level lot of land containing 8,182 square feet with 63.7 foot frontage on Congress Street and an average depth of 131 feet.

Subject is improved with a commercial and apartment building of one to three stories.

The exterior condition is good. The foundation is brick and stone; walls are brick and wood; the first floor has metal, plate glass windows and windows on the remainder are wood double/hung. The roof on the one story portion is flat tar and gravel and slate gable on the remainder.

The interior is in good condition. There is a small basement with a concrete floor, except the office portion which has a tile floor, composition walls and ceiling. Heat is oil/steam; hot water is off the furnace; plumbing is copper; wiring is BX, 100/220 volts. Stores occupy the first floor, there are two apartments on the second floor and three apartments on the third floor. Floors are hardwood or inlaid. Walls are composition or wood; ceilings are metal. There are five semi-modern kitchens. Bathrooms consist of the following: 1st floor 4-2 piece; 2nd floor 1-3 piece and toilet; 3rd floor 1-2 piece and 1-3 piece and toilet.