2005 South Chestnut Street

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2005 South Chestnut Street 1986 Survey Information
  • Site No.: L-0199
  • Address: 2005 South Chestnut Street
  • Name: Lawrence Residence
  • Date: 1934-1935
  • Architect/Builder:  Mr. G. E. Lawrence
  • Town: Lufkin
  • Block: Lafayette Finley, Abstract 691
  • Lot: Tract 14, 0.5 acres, Account #0691-376-014-000-00
  • Condition: Good
  • Description: 1-story; petrified wood/masonry construction; concrete perimeter beam foundation 4-6 feet in depth; intersecting gable roofs, composition shingles, exterior chimney on north; shed roof over porch, trimmed tree trunk porch supports; multipaned glass and wood entry door; 8/8 wood double-hung windows; low rock wall at porch; petrified rock birdbath on north; trees on lot grown from acorns.
  • Significance:  Good example of style; Mr. G. E. Lawrence was a builder in the Lufkin area, G. E. & Helen Lawrence collected the rock locally, a stockpile remains for work not completed; house in continuous family ownership, no alterations.  Excellent example of Craftsman/Bungalow style of architecture.  Nominated to the National Register.  The significance is architecture.