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Summary for 931 25TH AVE / Parcel ID 5160700045 / Inv # 0

Historic Name: Common Name:
Style: Queen Anne - Cottage Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1903
This is a typical example of simple Queen Anne - Cottage architecture that exhibits a high degree of design integrity despite the replacement of most of the original windows.

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 Seattleā€™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 August 18, 2008)

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

This is a one story, drop siding and vertical board siding clad, wood frame single-family residence on a post and beam foundation. It does not have a basement. The porch appears to be built on a post and beam foundation as well.

The L-shape plan is capped by a cross gable roof with moderate overhangs and enclosed soffits.

The windows openings, the door, and the cladding are characterized by patterns and details customarily associated with Queen Anne - Cottage work.

This house was built in 1903.

The shed roofed element at the back of the wing may be an early addition. The brick chimney that was once located at the inside corner of the "L" has been removed. Most of the original wood windows have been replaced with operating, double-hung aluminum units, although those in the front bay were replaced with fixed units.

Detail for 931 25TH AVE / Parcel ID 5160700045 / Inv # 0

Status: Yes - Hold
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Vertical - Boards, Wood - Drop siding Foundation(s): Post & Pier
Roof Type(s): Flat with Eaves, Gable, Hip, Shed Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition-Shingle
Building Type: Domestic - Single Family Plan: L-Shape
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: one
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Changes to Plan: Slight
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Windows: Extensive
Major Bibliographic References

Photo collection for 931 25TH AVE / Parcel ID 5160700045 / Inv # 0

Photo taken Apr 26, 2008
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