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Summary for 342 17th AVE / Parcel ID 7942601510 / Inv #

Historic Name: Unknown Common Name:
Style: Queen Anne - Free Classic Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1900
In the opinion of the survey, this property is located in a potential historic districe (National and/or local).
This hosue embodies the distinctive characteristics of the "free classic" Queen Anne style. It is important because it enhances our knowledge of vernacular architecture and residential development in Seattle and because it and its setting contribute to the historic streetscape. The house appears on the 1904-1905 Sanborn Map. It was acquired by H. Doogan (et al) in 1927.
This two story frame Queen Anne residence is elaborated in the "free classic" motif through the use of classicla elements such as Ionic porch columns and Polladianesque windows. It has end wall gables with a front facing gable projection, a three-sided bay window and a flat roofed porch with detailed architrave. The porch is supported by trios of columns resting on a balustrade made of siding to match the house. Original upper porch railing is missing and the house was sheathed in wood shingles in 1958

Detail for 342 17th AVE / Parcel ID 7942601510 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status: INV
Cladding(s): Shingle, Wood Foundation(s): Brick, Post & Pier
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: two
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Windows: Intact
Changes to Original Cladding: Extensive
Changes to Plan: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
King County Property Record Card (c. 1938-1972), Washington State Archives.
Sanborn (Insurance) Map Company, Seattle, Washington.

Photo collection for 342 17th AVE / Parcel ID 7942601510 / Inv #

Photo taken Jul 01, 1991

Photo taken Aug 03, 1979
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