311. Nicholas Mitchell House (FY 1762)
1417 Brookstown Avenue
Contributing, ca. 1922
The Mitchell House is a typical Craftsman style-influenced house of the 1920’s. The two-story dwelling has a stuccoed first story, a wood shingled second story, a bellcast pyramidal roof with overhanging bracketed eaves, a matching front dormer, paired nine-over-one sash windows, a central entrance with sidelights and transom, a side bay window with stained glass, and a wrap-around porch with paneled posts on granite plinths and a plain balustrade.
Nicholas Mitchell purchased the property in 1919 and by 1923 he and his wife, Annie, were listed at this location in the city directory. Mitchell was vice-president and treasurer of the Realty Bond Company and treasurer of the Piedmont Mutual Building and Loan Association. By 1949/50 the Mitchells were still residing here, and Mitchell was president of the Hood System Industrial Bank. The Mitchells sold the property to Max Hoots in 1961. (TR, CD, SH)
Garage, Contributing: Behind the house is a one-car, pyramidal-roofed stuccoed garage which appears to be contemporary with the house.