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Summary for 404 20th AVE / Parcel ID 9126100595 / Inv #

Historic Name: Unknown Common Name:
Style: Queen Anne - Cottage, Vernacular Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1895
This house embodies the distinctive characteristics of a vernacular Queen Anne cottage. It is important because it enhances our knowledge of vernacular architecture and residential development in Seattle. It also contributes ot the historic streetscape. The house appears on the 1904-1905 Sanborn but 20th Avenue in this block was not open on the 1893 map.
This is a ubiquitous vernacular house form but there are a few remaining in as original condition as this one. It has a hipped roof primary mass with a prjecting front gable. The side entrance porch was originally supported by turned posts with spindle balustrade, which is now missing. The bay front has corner brackets and the gable end is clad in wooden shingles. Windows are wide one over one double hung sash.

Detail for 404 20th AVE / Parcel ID 9126100595 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status: INV
Cladding(s): Shingle, Wood Foundation(s): Unknown
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
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Changes to Windows: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
Sanborn (Insurance) Map Company, Seattle, Washington.

Photo collection for 404 20th AVE / Parcel ID 9126100595 / Inv #

Photo taken Jul 01, 1991

Photo taken Aug 01, 1979
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