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Summary for 515 18th AVE / Parcel ID 3319501645 / Inv #

Historic Name: Unknown Common Name:
Style: Arts & Crafts - Craftsman Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1910
This house and its landscaping contribute to our knowledge of the architectural and residential development of Seattle and it contributes to the hisotric streetscape. It is also a good example of a local interpretation of the Craftsman style. Further evaluation of this house may yield informaiton regarding the rich ethnic heritage of this historically Japanese/American and Italian/American neighborhood.
This is a one and 1/2 story gable front cottage with two story gable projection to the south. The house has a wrap-around porch with gable entrance and large paneled wooden columns, which rest on battered piers. The open eaves are decorated with knee braces. Windows are one over one double hung wooden sash and frame. Of particular interest are landscape features, which include a Japanese fence on the 18th Avenue South façade.

Detail for 515 18th AVE / Parcel ID 3319501645 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status: INV
Cladding(s): Other Foundation(s): Unknown
Roof Type(s): Gable Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition
Building Type: Domestic - Single Family Plan: Irregular
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: one & ½
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture, Ethnic Heritage
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Windows: Intact
Changes to Original Cladding: Extensive
Major Bibliographic References
City of Seattle DCLU Microfilm Records.
Polk's Seattle Directories, 1890-1996.
Sanborn (Insurance) Map Company, Seattle, Washington.
Seattle Historic Inventory, Central Area, 1979.

Photo collection for 515 18th AVE / Parcel ID 3319501645 / Inv #

Photo taken Jun 01, 1992
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