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Summary for 1629 S King ST S / Parcel ID Not noted / Inv #

Historic Name: Unknown Common Name:
Style: Arts & Crafts - Craftsman, Vernacular Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1918
 
Significance
These cottages provide an excellent example of early 20th century vernacular housing and in particular illustrate innovations in multifamily housing. They contribute to our knowledge of the architectural and residential development of Seattle and they contribute to the historic streetscape. Further evaluation of these cottages may yield information regarding the rich ethnic heritage of this historically Japanese/American and Italian/American neighborhood. C. A. Breitung, who signed as 'agent' on the building permit application for this bungalow court, (09/10/1918) was an architect who lived and worked in this neighborhood (St. Mary's Church and others). The owner was L. Linsler and the contractor was Carl Hedeen (permit # 171271-275).
 
Appearance
This is a modest bungalow court made up of eight, gable front, wood frame cottages that face each other along a central walkway. The bungalows have low pitched roofs, exposed rafter ends, Stick style gable piece and knee brace decoration. Each has a set of three cottage windows on the fa├žade and an inset corner porch.

Detail for 1629 S King ST S / Parcel ID Not noted / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status: INV
Cladding(s): Wood - Shiplap Foundation(s): Unknown
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
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture, Ethnic Heritage
Integrity
Changes to Windows: Intact
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Plan: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
City of Seattle DCLU Microfilm Records.
Polk's Seattle Directories, 1890-1996.
Sanborn (Insurance) Map Company, Seattle, Washington.
Seattle Historic Inventory, Central Area, 1979.

Photo collection for 1629 S King ST S / Parcel ID Not noted / Inv #


Photo taken Jun 01, 1992

Photo taken Jun 01, 1992
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