917 12th Avenue/ Frank and Juliette Lee Residence

914 12th Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96816

(1) 3-2-019:029

SHPD Historic Site Number

The Lee Residence, built in 1932, is generally an L-shape plan; the structure is two-story where the shape intersects and the other portions of the structure are one-story. The the structure has wood shingle walls and a combination of a gable and hip-and-valley roof.  The second story of the structure features a small wooden cantilevered lanai which overlooks Honolulu. The interior features pocket doors, hand-hewn open beam ceilings, Lamens acid stained concrete, and a faux fireplace. The Frank and Juliette Lee Residence is significant as one of the few intact examples of a custom house by Cyril W. Lemmon while he was working out of the Lewers and Cooke home building department and for its fine details.

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