This one and one-half story house follows the French Second Empire style with eclectic variants. It has a mansard roof and two gabled dormer per side. It has a wide frieze with brackets. The Roman arched window bays with transom filled in. The architecture is similar to a style of houses in Ogden and Brigham City. There is an usually wide open wall area between the first and second windows. It is significant because it is an example of the Second Empire architecture.
It is hard to tell the original exterior wall treatment and the windows have phony shutters. The house is worthy of restoration.
This 1880 house is one of the best examples of French Second Empire architecture in Salt Lake. Helaman Pratt, the original owner, was a colonizer in several areas in the West. Later the house belonged to Franklin Richard Snow, a leading Salt Lake businessman.
This was one of the first homes in the City Creek area. It was built before Canyon Road came through so it faced downtown rather than on to a road like the rest of the houses.
Helaman Pratt, the original owner of this house, was born in Mt. Pisgah in 1847 as the Mormons were crossing the plains. He helped settle the Muddy River mission in Arizona and the Sevier area. He served two missions to Mexico, one in 1875 and one in 1883. He was made president of the mission in 1884. Pratt spent the rest of his life after there as a leader of the LDS Church in the Mormon colonies in Mexico.
Pratt acquired the property in City Creek in 1880 from Joseph L. Kinsburg who ran a mill in the area. Pratt lived in the house from 1880 until he went on his mission in 1883.
In the early 1890’s Pratt agreed to sell the house to Franklin Richard Snow, a son of Erastus and Artimesia Beman Snow. Snow had also served a mission to Mexico in 1883 and he might have met Pratt there.
This two and one-half stone house is a good example of pre-Victorian high styled pioneer architecture. It has slanted bay windows with brackets and Greek Revival type wood lintel trim, quarter round windows in attic and plain frieze
and cornice. There is an oval pane front door. The roof is gable and the plan is L-shape.
A carport has been added, and the stucco wall and two story porch are intrusions. But despite intrusions it is a good example of design and craftsmanship of the late pioneer period.
Erastus Snow, an early Utah pioneer and LDS Church apostle, built this home for his second wife, Minerva White. She was a close friend of his first wife, Artimesia Beman. The house, which was built in 1888, is a good example of pre-Victorian high styled pioneer architecture.
Minerva Snow was born in Massachusetts in 1822. She and her mother joined the Mormon Church when Minerva was eighteen years old. She married Erastus Snow on April 2, 1844. She came to Salt Lake Valley in 1848. In 1861, she went to Southern Utah with her husband and families. She served in the Relief Society in St. George.
She moved to Salt Lake and Snow7 built this house for her. She was a counselor in the Relief Society in the Eighteenth ward while she lived here.
Erastus Snow-came to Salt Lake in 1888 and stayed in this house. He was living here when he died May 27, 1888. Shortly after her husband’s death, Snow was called to go to Manti to work in the temple.
Franklin Richards Snow, son of Erastus and Artimesia Beman, lived in this home for a number of years until his home on the other side of Canyon Road was finished.
This one and a-half story house has been altered and siding added so it is hard to recognize. The roof is hipped.
This 1897 house pattern book house has been so altered that it is hard to recognize the original character. However, the general style still contributes to the historic character of the district.
Brigamina N. Pratt, the widow of Parley P. Pratt, Jr. lived in this home and rented the one next to it. She was a resident of Salt Lake City for forty years, and a Relief Society worker.
One and one-half story bungalow. The exterior walls have been stuccoed over and it may not be original.
This 1924 bungalow is typical of the houses built in Salt Lake at the turn of the century. Byron Dilworth Nebeker, the owner, was a judge and oil developer in Vernal before he moved to Salt Lake to work for the State.
Byron Dilworth Nebeker was born in Salt Lake City. September 23, 1872. He lived in Vernal and was a judge and oil developer there. When he returned to Salt Lake, he was superintendent of weights and measures. He was on the Utah
Industrial Commission from 1932-1939.
This 1926 late Tudor bungalow Is typical of the houses built in Salt Lake in the late 1920 ! s and contributes to the character of the district. The owner, Nelson Ross Beatie, was a salesman for the Hoover Company.
A two story early Victorian house with a large round-arched window bay on the second floor. There are segmented arched windows, a plain cornice, and Eastlake trim. The house has a gable roof. It is a good example of period design and craftsmanship.
This early Victorian house which was built in 1888 is a good example of period design and craftsmanship, George Blair, a businessman in Salt Lake City, lived here.
George Blair, who sold real estate, was clerk of the Utah Commission, was a deputy county clerk and was manager of the White Star Oil Company, originally owned this. house. His wife was a daughter of George W. Thacker and a granddaughter of Brigham Young. She designed the house, and according to family tradition, she consulted with her uncle, Truman Angell, the architect for the Salt Lake Temple.
This one story brick bungalow is the Tudor style. It has half timbering in Gothic patterns, front gabled ends, deep eaves and a piered porch. The roof is gable and the plan is irregular. The trim is in wood and concrete on cast stone. It is a typical period bungalow.
This one story brick Tudor bungalow was built in the late 1920’s. It is typical of the homes built in Salt Lake City during that time.
According to Folk’s directory, Paul J. Martin, a salesman for L. C. Smith and Brother Typewriter Company, lived here in 1925. James J. Chambers lived there in 1926-1927. He was involved in mining. Albert Simmons, a transportant agent, lived here in 1928, and then Maritta B. Brazier, the widow of Albert R. Brazier moved in.
The county assessor office arid the neighbor, John Boyce, say that the house was built in 1928 and Brazier was the original owner.
This house is a one story brick frame prairie style bungalow. It has a piered porch, deep eaves and windows that are in triplets and nearly Chicago style. The roof is hip and the plan is split level. It is typical of an architectural type.
This 1922 one story prairie style bungalow is typical of the houses built in Salt Lake luring the early 1920 f s. Ira J. Boyce, a real estate salesman lived here.
Ira J. Boyce, a son of John and Ella E. Despaine Boyce, was born in Salt Lake City, on rune 16, 1880. Boyce sold real estate and also worked as a salesman for the Federal Land and Investment Company.