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Summary for 825 15th AVE / Parcel ID 1710400095 / Inv #

Historic Name: Unknown Common Name:
Style: Vernacular Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1902
 
Significance
In the opinion of the survey, this property is located in a potential historic districe (National and/or local).
This house is one of 22 "modern residences" that comprised the 1901 Columbia Terrace development. This block of rather eccentric and eclectic vernacular houses, interpreted in various romantic motifs, was developed by C. T. Smith and A. S. Kerry (Kerry Lumber Company) and designed by Robertson and Blackwell Architects. It is an excellent, relatively intact example of an early 20th century speculative housing development and as such enhances our knowledge of vernacular architecture and residential development in Seattle. This house is important as part of that unit and the historic streetscape it creates.
 
Appearance
This house is difficult to photograph due to a privacy fence. It is, however, a two story hipped roof house with a gable dormer, which cuts through the fa├žade eave. It has a full width hipped porch with posts made of siding.

Detail for 825 15th AVE / Parcel ID 1710400095 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status: INV
Cladding(s): Wood - Clapboard 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: two
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Integrity
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Windows: Intact
Changes to Plan: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
King County Property Record Card (c. 1938-1972), Washington State Archives.
Seattle P. I. December 23, 1901; March 13, 1902; June 11, 1902.

Photo collection for 825 15th AVE / Parcel ID 1710400095 / Inv #


Photo taken Aug 01, 1991
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