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Summary for 1900 5th AVE / Parcel ID 239710-1205 / Inv #

Historic Name: Queen Anne Presbyterian Church Common Name: Queen Anne Presbyterian Church
Style: Arts & Crafts - Craftsman, Colonial - Colonial Revival, Spanish - Mission Neighborhood: Queen Anne
Built By: Year Built: 1907
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).
Queen Anne United Presbyterian church began in 1904, with a Sunday school in a local home. The congregation rapidly outgrew the initial space. This church was completed in 1907, making it one of Queen Anne's oldest church facilities. The 1970s historical resources survey noted this church's Mission-style tower
This church, clad with red brick, is cross-gabled in form, with a large gable with returns on each of the street elevations (west and south). The west elevation has a large arched stained glass window. The south side has a similar but smaller window, with four smaller windows below. The church’s most striking feature is the square tower at the southwest corner, with a pyramidal roof, broad flat eaves and pairs of large curved brackets. At the top of the tower, each side has an arched opening from which a shed roof with modillions extends. Three small windows are on the tower, one on the west and two on the south. At the base of the tower, on the west side, is the entry with a simple gabled roof with two round columns., The double doors have arched leaded transoms and six small stained glass windows. To the north is another entry to the lower level, with a similar gabled portico and arched doors with no glass. Basement level windows are glass block. A brick-clad modern addition is to the east.

Detail for 1900 5th AVE / Parcel ID 239710-1205 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Brick Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Gable Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition-Shingle
Building Type: Religion - Religious facility Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: one
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture, Religion
Changes to Windows: Slight
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Changes to Plan: Slight
Major Bibliographic References
King County Property Record Card (c. 1938-1972), Washington State Archives.
Reinartz, Kay F. Queen Anne: Community on the Hill. Seattle: Queen Anne Historical Society, 1993.

Photo collection for 1900 5th AVE / Parcel ID 239710-1205 / Inv #

Photo taken Aug 16, 2004
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