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Summary for 305 19th AVE / Parcel ID 7942601730 / Inv #

Historic Name: Unknown Common Name:
Style: Queen Anne Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1900
In the opinion of the survey, this property is located in a potential historic districe (National and/or local).
This house is an interesting example of vernacular architecture as affected by economic property. It is a large, rectangular box form exaggerated by quirky roof lines, Queen Anne details and classical elements. Thus it embodies the distinctive characteristics of a folk Victorian. It is important because it enhances our knowledge of vernacular architecture and residential development in Seattle and because it and its setting contribute to the hisotric streetscape. Sam Fischer purchased the property in 1931.
This rambling folk Victorian has a prominent site on two corner lots. It is exxentially a large hipped roof rectangular box embellished with unusual roof lines and junctures, two corner towers and a full height bay. A truncated polygonal tower on the southeast corner of the house is the focal point. A square tower stftens the southwest corner. A three-sided bay rises between the two. The front porch has a steep hipped roof and is suppored by slender classical columns. The house is clapboard with one over one double hung windows. The house became a duplex sometime prior to 1937.

Detail for 305 19th AVE / Parcel ID 7942601730 / 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
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Windows: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
Sanborn (Insurance) Map Company, Seattle, Washington.
King County Tax Assessor Rolls (1892-1910), Washington State Archives

Photo collection for 305 19th AVE / Parcel ID 7942601730 / Inv #

Photo taken Jul 01, 1991

Photo taken Aug 06, 1979

Photo taken Aug 06, 1979
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