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Summary for 618 22nd AVE / Parcel ID 5011000080 / Inv #

Historic Name: Sullivan, Katherine, Residence Common Name:
Style: Arts & Crafts - Craftsman Neighborhood: Capitol Hill
Built By: Year Built: 1910
 
Significance
This small house, built in 1910, is a good example of the Craftsman style as seen in a small house form other than the more common bungalow. No original building permit has been located, but there is a record of minor maintenance and alterations, including new rear stairs (1961), new siding (1965), new front stairs (1969) and a rear addition, not visible from the front (2002). The original owner is not known; the first identified owner was Katherine Sullivan, who purchased the house in 1932 and may have owned it until 1962. The Madison Heights area was one of the earlier parts of eastern Capitol Hill to develop because of the easy access to downtown and other commercial districts. The nearby Madison Street cable car connected downtown to Lake Washington.
 
Appearance
This gable-fronted house has deep eaves with knee brackets and pointed bargeboards. Each side elevation has a large gabled dormer with similar bargeboards and a single double-hung window. The cladding has alternating bands of narrow and wide shingles, typical of the Craftsman style. The recessed entry porch, close to grade level, is at the northwest corner, and is framed with square wood columns that support a pergola. Windows have multipane sash with wide wood surrounds. To the south of the entry is a three-part window, with a ten-over-one center section flanked by four-over-one sash. The second floor has a pair of nine-over-one windows flanked by two four-light windows. Above the main window is a row of brackets, but the brackets that were originally below the windows are no longer there.

Detail for 618 22nd AVE / Parcel ID 5011000080 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Shingle 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: Intact
Changes to Original Cladding: Slight
Changes to Plan: Slight
Major Bibliographic References
King County Tax Assessor Records, ca. 1932-1972.
City of Seattle, Department of Planning and Development, Microfilm Records.

Photo collection for 618 22nd AVE / Parcel ID 5011000080 / Inv #


Photo taken Oct 17, 2006
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