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Summary for 917 18th AVE / Parcel ID 7234600840 / Inv #

Historic Name: Unknown Common Name:
Style: Queen Anne Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1895
 
Significance
In the opinion of the survey, this property is located in a potential historic districe (National and/or local).
This home is a good, intact example of a vernacular interpretation of the Queen Anne style. It and its setting contribute to the historic streetscape. Jessie E. S. Garret was one of the first owners.
 
Appearance
This house is an interestingv marriage of the basic foursquare form with Queen Anne whimsy. Typical of 19th century forms, this house has sparse windows, a steep hipped roof and asymmetrical entrance. A corner tower with gable roof has been applied to the southeast corner of the house, however, breaking the boxiness of the house. The gable and second floor of the house are square cut and fishscale wooden shingles, the shallow eave bracketed, and the hipped roof porch is embellished with truned post and spindlework.

Detail for 917 18th AVE / Parcel ID 7234600840 / 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: Irregular
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: two
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Integrity
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Windows: Intact
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Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
Baist Map 1905
King County Tax Assessor Rolls (1892-1910), Washington State Archives

Photo collection for 917 18th AVE / Parcel ID 7234600840 / Inv #


Photo taken Jul 01, 1991

Photo taken Aug 03, 1979
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