Some of these homes have their original square footage of around 1000 square feet. Others appear compact from the street but have been expanded with a master bedroom and bath adding almost double the square footage. All homes are built on deep lots, many with garages and guest houses while still maintaining good backyard space.
Earll Place neighborhood was designated historic in April, 2003. In 1927, E. A. Earll subdivided agricultural land to meet the housing needs of the expanding population. You may want to check out the Avalon Neighborhood / Earll Place Historic Neighborhood Website: http://earllplace.com/index.html
His advertising strategy promoted the charming cottage exteriors, custom wood interior detailing and included modern conveniences such as electric switches and kitchen appliance. E. A. Earll offered bare lots for sale and also built several houses on speculation. The first house offered for sale was an English Tudor-style residence Earll built at 1626 E. Pinchot.