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Summary for 208 17th AVE / Parcel ID 3319500505 / Inv #

Historic Name: Unknown Common Name:
Style: Arts & Crafts - Craftsman Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1909
 
Significance
This house is one of a cohesive row of early 20th century vernacular dwellings built in 1908 and 1909 by Z. A. Harrison. The houses are important as a unit because they enhance our knowledge of residential development in Seattle and the evolution of vernacular architecture. This house contributes to the historic streetscape of the north side of the 200 block of 17th Avenue South. According to tax records, Chiyoko Hino acquired this house in 1936.
 
Appearance
This vernacular house is an expression of the Craftsman style on a traditional, two story gable front house form. The upper floor is stuccoed and half-timbered. Knee braces decorate the eave. The windows are wide multipane over one double hung sash. The full width, hipped roof porch is supported by three classical columns.

Detail for 208 17th AVE / Parcel ID 3319500505 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status: INV
Cladding(s): Other, Stucco 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: two
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Integrity
Changes to Windows: Intact
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Original Cladding: Moderate
Changes to Plan: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
King County Property Record Card (c. 1938-1972), Washington State Archives.
Seattle P. I. February 21, 1909 Real Estate Section

Photo collection for 208 17th AVE / Parcel ID 3319500505 / Inv #


Photo taken Aug 01, 1991
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