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Summary for 502 W Highland DR W / Parcel ID 173280-0705 / Inv #

Historic Name: Odland, Henry & Alice, House Common Name:
Style: Colonial - Colonial Revival Neighborhood: Queen Anne
Built By: Year Built: 1936
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 classic Colonial Revival house was built in 1936 for Dr. Henry Odland and his wife Alice. Odland was a physician with offices in the Medical-Dental Building. The Odlands remained here until about 1951, when the house was occupied by Richard D. Hoyt of the Henry Broderick real estate firm. Later owners include James Tupper, another physician, and his wife Margaret (1950s-60s), Joseph Jefferson, Jr., the owner of a plaster contracting company and his wife Fern (1960s), Carolee Gunderson (1970s) and Greg and Allison Mollner (1990). The first floor windows on the main façade were enlarged at an unknown date, with two three-part windows replacing two pairs of six-over-nine windows.
This house has a side gable roof, brick cladding (now painted white) and a symmetrical façade. The elliptical entry portico has four round columns and is topped with a wrought iron balustrade. The arched door surround has a leaded glass fanlight and sidelights. The fenestration is symmetrical, with two picture windows (newer) with 8-light side sections flanking the entry; they have white cast stone lintels and sills. The roof has two gable dormers with arched divided light windows and shingle cladding. The second floor has single six-over-six window above the entry, flanked by two pairs of similar windows; all have black shutters. The side elevations have a pair of similar windows on each floor, with a small arched window in the gable end. The east end has a small three-sided bay with 12- and 4-light sash. The house extends to the north with one-story section containing a two-car garage and a side door.

Detail for 502 W Highland DR W / Parcel ID 173280-0705 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Brick, Shingle Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Gable Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition-Shingle
Building Type: Domestic - Single Family Plan: Irregular
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: two
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Windows: Moderate
Major Bibliographic References
City of Seattle DCLU Microfilm Records.
King County Property Record Card (c. 1938-1972), Washington State Archives.
Polk's Seattle Directories, 1890-1996.

Photo collection for 502 W Highland DR W / Parcel ID 173280-0705 / Inv #

Photo taken Sep 29, 2004
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