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Summary for 1249 S Donovan ST S / Parcel ID 7883608080 / Inv #

Historic Name: Unkown Common Name:
Style: Arts & Crafts - Craftsman Neighborhood: South Park
Built By: Year Built: 1910
 
Significance
In the opinion of the survey, this property is located in a potential historic districe (National and/or local).
This house is included in the inventory because of its contribution to the historic streetscape. It is an important edge between modern commercial and old residential areas. Fred J. Veschueren (et al) owned the proerpty in 1936. His mother Florence M., a bookkeeper, lived here in 1938.
 
Appearance
This house is an interesting clumsily proportioned interpretation of the bungalow form. It has an exceptionally broad front facing gable roof and an atypical full-width hipped roof porch. The porch posts are slightly battered wooden columns resting on hand rails made of clipboard siding to match the house. Knee braces decorate the gable. Original siding is obscured by new vinyl siding. This house and its setting contribute to the historic streetscape.

Detail for 1249 S Donovan ST S / Parcel ID 7883608080 / Inv #

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

Photo collection for 1249 S Donovan ST S / Parcel ID 7883608080 / Inv #


Photo taken Jun 01, 1991
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