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Summary for 732 14TH AVE / Parcel ID 2254501630 / Inv # 0

Historic Name: Common Name:
Style: Queen Anne, Queen Anne - Free Classic, Queen Anne - Shingle Neighborhood: First Hill
Built By: Year Built: 1904
This is a good example of Queen Anne design with the continuous surfaces and prominent roof gables most often associated with the "Shingle" variant of that style. Some limited Free Classic detailing is also in evidence. The structure exhibits a high degree of integrity.

This is one of approximately 2,200 houses that are still extant out of more than 5,000 that were built by the end of 1906 in Seattle’s Central Area, Eastlake, First Hill, Leschi, Madison Park, Madrona, and North Capitol Hill neighborhoods.

A complete permit history, and a complete record of ownership and occupation have not yet been prepared for this property.


King County GIS Center Property Report (; accessed July 12, 2008)

King County Property Record Card (c. 1938-1972) Washington State Archives

This is a one-and-a-half story, clapboard, shingle, and drop siding clad, wood frame single-family residence on a concrete foundation, over a three-quarter basement. The porch is apparently built on a post and beam foundation.

The rectangular plan is capped by a gambrel roof featuring prominent cross gables with moderate overhangs and enclosed soffits. Pents separate the shingles in the large gables from the clapboard siding that wraps the projecting bays and other wall surfaces of the main level. Modillions appear to support the projecting upper portion of the front facing gable.
The shingle cladding and distinctive gambrel profiles that characterize the upper level of the house are feature often associated with the Shingle style variant of Queen Anne work. The hip roof at the single story front porch is supported by Tuscan columns bearing on solid, clapboard clad porch railings, and a built up frieze wraps the house at the base of the gable pents and porch roof. The columns and the frieze are typical Queen Anne - Free Classic elements.

Detail for 732 14TH AVE / Parcel ID 2254501630 / Inv # 0

Status: Yes - Hold
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Shingle, Wood, Wood - Clapboard, Wood - Drop siding Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured, Post & Pier
Roof Type(s): Gambrel, Hip 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
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Windows: Intact
Changes to Original Cladding: Slight
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Major Bibliographic References

Photo collection for 732 14TH AVE / Parcel ID 2254501630 / Inv # 0

Photo taken Nov 24, 2007
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