Address: 120 East Chestnut Street
Architectural Style: Jacobethan Revival
Year Built: c. 1938
Architect/Builder: Unknown
Original Owner: James A. Beam

The house was built for James A. Beam, a well-known businessman of Mount Vernon, in the mid-20th century following the Jacobethan Revival style, which is a sub-type of Renaissance Revival architecture.  This rather small house is set far back from the street on the southeastern corner lot of the East Chestnut and North McKenzie Streets intersection.The roof is adorned with twin dormers on each side of the central doorway pavilion, and paired end chimneys further accent the roofline.  a small, circular enclosed porch was added to the rear at an unknown date.



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