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John Enboe House

John Enboe House
Building Location 1419 Warm Springs Ave
Boise, Idaho 83712
Warm Springs/East End Neighborhood
Ada County
Building Status Private
Year Built 1903
Architectural Style Queen Anne
Architect Campbell & Wayland
Type
Material wooden shingles siding

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Built in 1903 by the prominent Boise architectural duo Campbell & Wayland for the John K. Enboe family, the Queen Anne style house sits along the prominent and historic Warm Springs Avenue District. Now home to the Peterson Family, the house has experienced several remodels over the years. Many of the renovations have not been sympathetic to the original structure, including the addition of a brick fireplace and chimney, aluminum siding, and the addition of vinyl windows. The newest restoration of the Enboe House by Glancey Rockwell and Associates both restores and enhanced the home by addressing important historic elements and sensitive new ones. Replacement of the aluminum siding with more appropriate wood shingle siding and new window trim along with restoration of the original porch were key historic preservation details. The non historic garage structure was cut back to a more appropriate scale and provides a more historic view of the house and the new additions have low visual impact on the front elevation, preserving the street character of the home. We, at Preservation Idaho, are always thrilled to honor preservation-minded homeowners who bring on sensitive and thoughtful architects to accomplish their contemporary needs while maintaining the integrity of the past. Preservation Idaho is happy to give a 2016 Orchid Award for Contribution to Historic Preservation to the Petersons and Glancey Rockwell and Associates. Accepting the award during the 39th Annual Orchids and Onions Award Luncheon was James Glancey of Glancey Rockwell and Associates.

Building submitted by Preservation Idaho

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