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Summary for 10006 61st AVE / Parcel ID 7129300525 / Inv #

Historic Name: Bull House Common Name:
Style: American Foursquare Neighborhood: Rainier Beach
Built By: Year Built: 1904
In the opinion of the survey, this property appears to meet the criteria of the Seattle Landmarks Preservation Ordinance.
The Bull House was constructed about 1904. Floyd Bull had arrived in Seattle the previous year. Frye and Bruhn meat packers hired Floyd Bull to work as a timekeeper and later promoted him to superintendent. In 1904, Floyd and his wife Minnie acquired four vacant lots in Rainier Beach, constructed a house, by the end of the year moved in, and would remain there until World War II. In 1907 the US Bureau of Animal Industry hired Floyd Bull as a meat inspector, a position he would hold for 30 years. In 1943, after he retired, Floyd and his wife moved to the Queen Anne neighborhood. The Bull House appears to meet City of Seattle Landmark criteria due to the age of the structure (over 100 years old) and minimal alterations.
The foursquare Bull House was constructed about 1904. It has a hip roof and its west elevation has a full width porch. Small addition in rear east elevation.

Detail for 10006 61st AVE / Parcel ID 7129300525 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: District Status:
Cladding(s): Shingle Foundation(s): Post & Pier
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):
Changes to Windows: Intact
Changes to Plan: Slight
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
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 10006 61st AVE / Parcel ID 7129300525 / Inv #

Photo taken Apr 14, 2005
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