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Summary for 4735 36th AVE / Parcel ID 1703400205 / Inv #

Historic Name: Common Name: New Construction
Style: Vernacular Neighborhood: Columbia City
Built By: Year Built: 1903
This house was built in 1903. Early ownership is unknown. The house was purchased by Edith Sommerville in 1936. Sommerville lived in the house until 1942. The house was demolished in 2004.
This single story vernacular house, which overlooks Columbia Park, is of wood frame construction and is supported by a concrete block foundation. The house has a rectangular plan and a front gable roof with shed roof wings on the side elevations. The house has a hip roof porch supported by simple wood posts. The house is clad in faux brick rolled composition siding. The fenestration originally consisted of one-over-one double hung windows, which are currently boarded over with plywood. The form and plan is relatively intact, however the house is in a state of disrepair.

Detail for 4735 36th AVE / Parcel ID 1703400205 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status: NR, LR
Cladding(s): Shingle - Concrete/Asbestos Foundation(s): Concrete - Block
Roof Type(s): Gable Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition
Building Type: Domestic - Single Family Plan: Square
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: one
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Changes to Windows: Moderate
Changes to Plan: Moderate
Changes to Original Cladding: Moderate
Major Bibliographic References
King County Property Record Card (c. 1938-1972), Washington State Archives.
Polk's Seattle Directories, 1890-1996.
Centennial History, Columbia City, Rainier Valley, 1853-1991, Pioneers of Columbia City. Seattle, Washington, 1992.

Photo collection for 4735 36th AVE / Parcel ID 1703400205 / Inv #

Photo taken Feb 12, 2004
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