A late pioneer Victorian style, this house was built in 1904. It is a good
example of simplified Victorian and Cambridge styling and has a nice design in form and massing. -The owner,-John H. Coombs, was a Utah, educator.
John H. Coombs was born in Pay son, Utah on March 21, 1877. He taught in
Payson and was principal of the Pleasant Grove school before he came to Salt Lake In 1901. In Salt Lake, he was principal of the Lincoln and Lafayette Schools. In 1917, he became principal of Byrant Junior High School and in 1920 he became the principal of East High School.
This house Is a one and one-half story brick house. It is a late pioneer
Victorian style. It has two Roman arched windows on the second floor and picture windows with leaded glass on the first floor. It has segmented bays and large side gable. The roof is gable-with hipped dormers. It is a good example of simplified Victorian and Cambridge with formal classical elements with undisciplined Victorian elements. It has a nice design In terms of forms and massing.