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Summary for 1170 Republican ST / Parcel ID 7863500060 / Inv #

Historic Name: 1164-1168-1170 Republican Street Common Name: Neudorfer Engineering
Style: Arts & Crafts - Craftsman, Vernacular Neighborhood: Cascade
Built By: Year Built: 1911
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).
1170 Republican Street consists of three original single family houses that date from 1911. As a group, they form a very striking ensemble and are one the last remnants of Cascade’s original housing stock. Despite their transformation from single family houses to engineer’s office, with low clapboard sided walled areas, they retain their original overall form and scale and siding, which matches the original clapboard siding. The original detailing still remains in the repeated brackets, the porch of the first house, the small attic windows and the hipped roof and dormer of the most western house. Alongside 1172 Republican Street, which is virtually intact, this ensemble projects an even more powerful image of the scale and form of the original residential single family blocks in Cascade during the 1910s. (see 1172 Republican St)
1170 Republican Street consists of three one story single family wood frame houses, with clapboard siding, linked by low walled areas, clad with the same siding. Distinctive elements include the gabled roofs of the first two house forms, as well as the first house’s porch and the hipped roof and front dormer of the last “house” to the west. Detailing includes repeated brackets and the small square attic windows of these first two houses. Clerestory windows with divided lights now run below the attic level of the two houses to the west, above the clapboard sided walls.

Detail for 1170 Republican ST / Parcel ID 7863500060 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status: INV
Cladding(s): Wood - Clapboard Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Gable, Hip Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition
Building Type: Domestic - Single Family Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: one
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture, Other
Changes to Original Cladding: Slight
Changes to Plan: Moderate
Changes to Windows: Moderate
Major Bibliographic References
King County Property Record Card (c. 1938-1972), Washington State Archives.

Photo collection for 1170 Republican ST / Parcel ID 7863500060 / Inv #

Photo taken Oct 05, 2003
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