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Summary for 1922 10th AVE / Parcel ID 701120-1255 / Inv #

Historic Name: Ross, James & Margaret, House Common Name:
Style: Arts & Crafts - Craftsman Neighborhood: Queen Anne
Built By: Year Built: 1907
 
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 house is notable for the trefoil design of the second-floor porch, providing an unusual touch to a basic Craftsman house. Its other Craftsman characteristics include the shingle and clapboard cladding and tapered (battered) porch piers. It was covered with asbestos shakes in 1957 but has been largely restored to the original appearance; windows on both porches are newer. Little is known about the early history of the 1907 house, but it was purchased in 1918 by James and Margaret Ross, and remained in the family until the 1940s. Later owners included Alfred Cassia, a tile setter, and his wife Helen (1950s); Thomas Herzford (1960s); and James and Marlene Pulliam (1970s).
 
Appearance
This gable-front Craftsman house has a full-width recessed porch with three large battered piers, clad with clapboard. The porch has a newer bay window. The gable end is almost completely filled with a recessed porch with a trefoil-shaped opening and a balustrade with cut-out patterns; a newer door and two windows open onto the upper porch. Cladding is clapboard, with shingles on the gable ends and dormer. A cornice with dentils runs above the porch. Most windows are one-over-one double-hung sash. The north side has a hipped dormer with two windows, with four casement windows and a square bay.

Detail for 1922 10th AVE / Parcel ID 701120-1255 / 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: one & ½
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Integrity
Changes to Windows: Moderate
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Original Cladding: Slight
Major Bibliographic References
King County Property Record Card (c. 1938-1972), Washington State Archives.
Polk's Seattle Directories, 1890-1996.

Photo collection for 1922 10th AVE / Parcel ID 701120-1255 / Inv #


Photo taken Feb 04, 2003
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