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Summary for 2219 N 37th ST N / Parcel ID 4083305025 / Inv #

Historic Name: Common Name:
Style: Arts & Crafts - Craftsman Neighborhood: Wallingford
Built By: Year Built: 1925
Built in 1925 for H. C. Turner, 310 Hoge Building Annex, by the H. S. Turner Real Estate Company, located at the same address. The name of the designer is not indicated on the permit; however, it is likely the structure was designed by the builder or constructed from either stock plans or a pattern book. Small cottages of this type may have been somewhat more common in Wallingford in the early years of the 20th century. Several structures of this size were removed during the two building booms between 1906 and 1930 to allow for the construction of larger buildings with the latest in modern conveniences. However, because this particular cottage was built in the middle of the second boom, it probably incorporated many of the most recent improvements to residential building technology and, for this reason, survived.
This is a one story, wood clad frame residence built on a concrete foundation over a full basement. The building seems small for a Wallingford bungalow, and the cased corners, as well as the colonial style double hung windows (equal size upper and lower sash with nearly square divided lites in the upper sash ) suggest something other than the typical craftsman approach; however, the low sloped roof with its relatively broad overhangs and exposed rafter tails, and the elaborate wood trellis over the entry porch, supported by built-up square wood posts on brick piers, place the building in craftsman bungalow category. The basement garage is not noted on the building permit but appears to be an original component of the design. The shingle roof has obviously been replaced with standing seam metal ; however, there is little evidence to contradict the current owner's assertion that the building has not been altered.

Detail for 2219 N 37th ST N / Parcel ID 4083305025 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Brick, Wood, Wood - Clapboard Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Gable Roof Material(s): Metal - Standing Seam
Building Type: Domestic - Single Family Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: one
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture, Community Planning/Development
Changes to Windows: Intact
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Changes to Plan: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
City of Seattle DCLU Microfilm Records.
King County Property Record Card (c. 1938-1972), Washington State Archives.

Photo collection for 2219 N 37th ST N / Parcel ID 4083305025 / Inv #

Photo taken Jul 27, 2004
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