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King Street's evolution mimicked that of other streets throughout the neighborhood. Here two- and one-story houses accommodated residents representing a cross-section of solely white professionals and skilled laborers. The 1910 City Directory reveals this blend of citizens. Within the five homes listed were two managers, a grocer, a blacksmith, and a machinist. Binding these various households was the neighborly interaction provided by porches, a practice that waned throughout America following the introduction of air conditioning as a standard household feature. By the 1920s, the MacLauchlin family lived at this residence.