Samuel J. Hewson Residence

You can read about the history and designation of the Samuel J. Hewson Residence historic landmark.



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Address: 2008 Pillsbury Avenue

Neighborhood: Whittier

Construction Date: 1905

Contractor: Theron P. Healy

Architect: Frederick Kees and Serenus Colburn

Architectural Style: Colonial Revival

Historic Use: Private Residence

Current Use: Private Residence

Date of Local Designation: 2011

Date of National Register Designation: N/A

Area(s) of Significance: Architecture, Master Builder, Master Architect, Interior Designer

Period of Significance: 1905-1916

Historic Profile: The Samuel J. Hewson House is a 2.5-story residence designed in the Colonial Revival style. It was built by Frederick Kees and Serenus Colburn in 1905 at a cost of $10,000. The Samuel J. Hewson House is a prime example of the Colonial Revival style as it exhibits most of the common characteristics of the style including: ia symmetrical façade, rectangular shape, brick veneer, dormers, fireplaces, and an accentuated front door.

The Samuel J. Hewson House is historically significant as an example of a Colonial Revival residence designed by master architects, Frederick Kees and Serenus Colburn; the house was built by master builder Theron P. Healy. The house is also historically significant for its interior design in the primary areas of the house done by one of the finest late 19th- and early 20th-century interior designers, John S. Bradstreet.

Photo Credits:

1908,Western Architect magazine
2010, Minneapolis CPED

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