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Summary for 402 21st AVE / Parcel ID 9126100866 / Inv #

Historic Name: Unknown Common Name:
Style: Queen Anne - Cottage, Vernacular Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1895
This house embodies the distinctive characteristics of a vernacular Queen Anne cottage. It is important because it enhances our knowledge of vernacular architecture and residential development in Seattle and because it contributes to the historic streetscape. This block is not included on the 1893 Sanborn. It does appear, well-developed, on the 1904-1905 map. C. Rick held title to this property in 1937.
This is an unusually intact vernacular Queen Anne cottage. It is a traditional hipped roof form with a shallow gable projection to the front, which is decorated with wooden shingles. The asymmetrical entrance is covered by a pedimented stoop with turned supports, tiny scroll brackets and spoolwork. Both the porch pediment and the gable are decorated with spoolwork trusses. The focal window in the gable projection is three part with a leaded glass sash in the center panel.

Detail for 402 21st AVE / Parcel ID 9126100866 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status: INV
Cladding(s): Shingle, Wood, Wood - Clapboard Foundation(s): Unknown
Roof Type(s): Hip Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition
Building Type: Domestic - Single Family Plan: Square
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: one
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Changes to Windows: Intact
Changes to Plan: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
King County Tax Assessor Rolls (1892-1910), Washington State Archives

Photo collection for 402 21st AVE / Parcel ID 9126100866 / Inv #

Photo taken Aug 01, 1991

Photo taken Aug 01, 1979
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