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Summary for 1007 S Thistle ST S / Parcel ID 7883606620 / Inv #

Historic Name: Unknown Common Name:
Style: Arts & Crafts - Craftsman Neighborhood: South Park
Built By: Year Built: 1905
 
Significance
In the opinion of the survey, this property appears to meet the criteria of the National Register of Historic Places.
In the opinion of the survey, this property appears to meet the criteria of the Seattle Landmarks Preservation Ordinance.
In the opinion of the survey, this property is located in a potential historic districe (National and/or local).
This cottage is significant as an intact example of a patternbook Craftsman cottage. Built during a transitional period this house characterizes national trends in architecture - - clinging to 19th Century form and a bit of classical detail but decidedly 20th Century Craftsman in mass and detail. Fred E. Phillips of South Park Realty was living here in 1915. Gay E. Teter acquired title to this proeprty in 1926.
 
Appearance
This is an excellent and beautifully preserved example of a Craftsman Cottage. The one & 1/2 story house is dominated by a broad hipped roof with symmetrical hipped dormers on each elevation. It has wide eaves with exposed rafter ends. A full width recessed porch is supported by substantial square columns whose only deocration is simple scrollwork at the capitals. The proch posts and pilasters visually support an architrave, which delineates the first floor level of the house. The front level is clad in narrow clapboard while the half story is covered with wood shingles. The one-over-one double hung windows have deaded glass in the upper light. Pattened stone forms the foundation and a brick chimney rises from the center of the house. This house offers us informaiton about early 20th Century housing and the transition from neoclassical to Craftsman motifs. It also contributes to the historic streetscape and our knowledge of early 20th century South Park. Compare to Fred Fehrer design #160 featured in Wilhlem's Magazine Vol 10, #2 August 1905. (See "Classic Box" file - Courtois report)

Detail for 1007 S Thistle ST S / Parcel ID 7883606620 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Wood - Clapboard Foundation(s): Other
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 & ½
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Integrity
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Changes to Windows: Intact
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Major Bibliographic References
King County Property Record Card (c. 1938-1972), Washington State Archives.

Photo collection for 1007 S Thistle ST S / Parcel ID 7883606620 / Inv #


Photo taken Jun 01, 1991
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