Details for J. D. Stiff Home (Atlas Number 5085006205)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5085006205


Marker Number 6205
Atlas Number 5085006205
Marker Title J. D. Stiff Home
Index Entry Stiff, J. D., Home
Address 520 W. Hunt St.
City McKinney
County Collin
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 721874
UTM Northing 3675747
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Queen Anne (Architectural style)
Marker Year 1986
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 520 West Hunt Street McKinney
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text John David Stiff (1853-1909) and his wife Blanche (Duer) (1866-1950) built this residence in 18934, the same year the first of their two children was born. A merchant, stiff owned a dry goods business on the town square. His home features influences of the Queen Anne style. Interesting elements include the paired dormers and the fish scale shingling. Members of the Stiff family owned the house until 1971. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1986