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Summary for 1312 3rd AVE / Parcel ID 173180-0935 / Inv #

Historic Name: Shinkle, Ira and Lydia, House Common Name:
Style: Arts & Crafts - Craftsman Neighborhood: Queen Anne
Built By: Year Built: 1910
 
Significance
In the opinion of the survey, this property appears to meet the criteria of the National Register of Historic Places.
In the opinion of the survey, this property appears to meet the criteria of the Seattle Landmarks Preservation Ordinance.
In the opinion of the survey, this property is located in a potential historic districe (National and/or local).
This is a well-executed example of a Craftsman house, with such characteristics as a front gable roof and dormer, prominent brackets and a combination of materials. It was built in 1920, relatively late for a Craftsman house. There is no information about the original builder or owner. The first identified owners were Ira B. Shinkle, a City Light employee, and his wife Lydia, who lived here from 1937 until 1972. In 1957 the house was covered with asbestos shingles, but these have been removed and the cladding restored.
 
Appearance
This Craftsman house has a front gable roof and a gable dormer, both with prominent brackets. The full-width projecting porch has a hipped roof supported by four square columns with simple capitals. The rail and bulkhead are clad with wood shingles. A wide belt course runs above the first floor windows, with a narrow course below them. Cladding above and below the courses is wood shingles, with narrow clapboard between the courses, around the windows. The gable ends are pebbledash stucco. Above the porch is a shallow three-sided bay with a shed roof; a similar deeper bay is on the first floor on the south elevation. Windows on the second floor are primarily one-over-one, with eight-over-open sash on the first floor. Some basement windows are aluminum. The south elevation has an external clinker brick chimney.

Detail for 1312 3rd AVE / Parcel ID 173180-0935 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Shingle, Wood - Clapboard Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Gable Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition-Shingle
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 Windows: Slight
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Original Cladding: Slight
Major Bibliographic References
City of Seattle DCLU Microfilm Records.
King County Property Record Card (c. 1938-1972), Washington State Archives.
Polk's Seattle Directories, 1890-1996.

Photo collection for 1312 3rd AVE / Parcel ID 173180-0935 / Inv #


Photo taken Aug 17, 2004
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