6 Howley Avenue is one half of a Queen Anne Revival styled duplex, located in St. John’s in the neighborhood known as Georgestown. The designation is confined to the footprint of the building.
Statement of Significance
Formal Recognition Type
City of St. John's Heritage Building, Structure, Land or Area
6 Howley Avenue has been designated a Municipal Heritage Building because of its aesthetic values. 6 Howley Avenue is an early twentieth-century example of a Queen Anne Revival styled duplex. It features two-storey bay windows with pediments, decorative wood shingles and a covered/opened porch with decorative spindles. This house has wooden eaves brackets and the pedimented dormer has a starburst design on it.
Character Defining Elements
All those elements of the Queen Anne Revival design, including -narrow wooden clapboard; -size, shape, decoration and placement of windows; -original entrance with shelf trim and transom; -starburst design on pedimented dormers; -decorative bracketing on eaves; and -red brick chimneys.
Duplex related home, front porch and stairs joined with #8. Double pot chimney. Two apartments, bay window with cedar shingling at both levels. New front door and screen door.
Location and History
City of St. John's
006 Howley Avenue
1907 - 1907
Rectangular Long Façade