Johnson--Portis House (NRIS 100001648)

Address: 400 N. Avalon St., West Memphis, Arkansas. County/parish: Crittenden.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places September 21, 2017.

Also known as:

  • Hawthorne Place
  • Site #CT0187

From Wikipedia:

Johnson-Portis House
The Johnson-Portis House is a historic house at 400 Avalon Street in West Memphis, Arkansas. Built 1936-38, it is a prominent local example of Tudor Revival architecture, designed by architects George Mahan Jr. and Everett Woods. It has a steeply pitched roof with half-timbered gables, and small-paned windows, all hallmarks of the style, and is set on an estate property landscaped by Highberger and Park. The property was developed for J.C. Johnson, a local judge.The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2017. (read more...)


  • Highberger and Park
  • Mahan, George Jr. and Everett Woods

National Park Service documentation: