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Summary for 811 Martin Luther King Jr. WAY / Parcel ID Not noted / Inv #

Historic Name: Unknown Common Name:
Style: Arts & Crafts - Craftsman Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1910
 
Significance
This house is an outstanding example of a Craftsman cottage. It contributes to our knowledge of the architectural and residential development of Seattle. It and its setting contribute to the historic streetscape.
 
Appearance
This is an outstanding one and 1/2 story Craftsman cottage with chateauesque elements and rich surface texture. Wide horizontal siding covers the foundation, medium width siding covers the first level and a band of wooden shingles delineates the second level. The gable has a half-timbered effect created with Stick style elements and textured stucco. The house has an inset corner porch and knee brace decoration. There is a shed dormer to the south.

Detail for 811 Martin Luther King Jr. WAY / Parcel ID Not noted / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status: INV
Cladding(s): Shingle, Stucco, Wood - Clapboard Foundation(s): Unknown
Roof Type(s): Gable Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition
Building Type: Domestic - Single Family Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: one & ½
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Integrity
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Windows: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
City of Seattle DCLU Microfilm Records.
Polk's Seattle Directories, 1890-1996.
Sanborn (Insurance) Map Company, Seattle, Washington.
Seattle Historic Inventory, Central Area, 1979.

Photo collection for 811 Martin Luther King Jr. WAY / Parcel ID Not noted / Inv #


Photo taken Jun 01, 1992

Photo taken Jun 01, 1992
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