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Summary for 9163 8th AVE / Parcel ID Unknown / Inv #

Historic Name: Unknown Common Name:
Style: Vernacular Neighborhood: South Park
Built By: Year Built: 1910
In the opinion of the survey, this property is located in a potential historic districe (National and/or local).
This house is a traditional vernacular form and thus offers us information about the development of folk housing but it is more significant for its associatons with the small farming and orchard activities that characterized early South Park and the Italian community that farmed this valley. J. Del. Piero, executor, acquired title to this property in 1927.
This house is a traditional vernacular form; a simple rectangular box with a hipped roof and center chimney. The full width porch is inset under the roofline and is upported by unembellished square posts. Balustrade is made of siding to match the house. Wood shingles were installed over the original siding after 1937.

Detail for 9163 8th AVE / Parcel ID Unknown / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Shingle, Wood Foundation(s): Unknown
Roof Type(s): 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, Agriculture, Ethnic Heritage
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Original Cladding: Extensive
Changes to Windows: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
King County Property Record Card (c. 1938-1972), Washington State Archives.
The Duwamish Diary, Cleveland High School, Seattle Public Schools, 1949

Photo collection for 9163 8th AVE / Parcel ID Unknown / Inv #

Photo taken Jun 01, 1991
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