Property Overview Inventory List District Map

Emily McLaury House

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Year of Establishment:
Notes on Establishment:
The designated historic property includes 0.36 acre front part of the property and building at 99 Myrtle Avenue known as the Emily McLaury House [ Ordinance]
Property Authority:
Historic District Commission
Link to Commission or Municipal Website:
Building, Open space
Architectural Style:
Colonial Revival
20th Century

Emily McLaury House is two story single family colonial with asphalt shingles on the gable roof. The structure is of wood frame construction with clapboard siding on a fieldstone base. The ridge line is parallel to the street with an exterior shouldered end chimney on the north gable end of the salt-box style house. A double shed dormer front facade has three bays on the first story and two bays on the second story with casement windows. The rear roof line extends over an enclosed screen porch on the southwest. [2]

1. Almost entirely unaltered since 1921.2. Built by significant local architect- Charles E. Cutler; 3. Location on historic street, adjacent to other historic properties; 4. A good example of Colonial Revival style.

Assessors information retrieved from the website
[1] Historic Property information retrieved from the town of website
[2] 99 Myrtle Avenue, Study report, Westport HDC, 2005, SHPO library, Hartford.
[3] 99 Myrtle Avenue, Historic Resources Inventory, Buildings and Structures, Lucinda McWeeney, Westport HDC, 1984, SHPO library, Hartford.
[4] Historic District handbook accessed in the town website [].
GIS information retrieved from

Date of Compilation:
Manjusha Patnaik, CT Trust for Historic Preservation