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Summary for 1024 31ST AVE / Parcel ID 5332200310 / Inv # 0

Historic Name: Common Name:
Style: Arts & Crafts - Craftsman Neighborhood:
Built By: Year Built: 1906
 
Significance
This is a simple example of early craftsman style architecture. The structure’s design integrity has been somewhat compromised by alterations at the entry porch, including removal of the original railing system system, and the addition of a small shed at the southeast corner.

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.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

King County GIS Center Property Report (http://www5.kingcounty.gov/kcgisreports/property_report.aspx; accessed August 18, 2008)

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


 
Appearance
This is a one story, clapboard clad, wood frame single-family residence on a concrete and post and beam foundation, over a half basement. The porch appears to be built on a post and beam foundation.The essentially rectangular plan is capped by a hip roof with moderate overhangs, open soffits, and exposed rafter tails.

Exposed rafter tails and bracketing identify this structure as an example of early craftsman design. The cottage windows at the front elevation are a residual element of Queen Anne architecture.

This craftsman style house was built in 1906. It may have been remodeled in 1924 according to the King County Property Record Card. There is a small shed roofed addition at the southeast corner.

Detail for 1024 31ST AVE / Parcel ID 5332200310 / Inv # 0

Status: Yes - Hold
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Wood, Wood - Clapboard Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured, Post & Pier
Roof Type(s): Hip, Shed Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition-Rolled
Building Type: Domestic - Single Family Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: one
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Integrity
Changes to Plan: Slight
Changes to Windows: Intact
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Original Cladding: Moderate
Major Bibliographic References

Photo collection for 1024 31ST AVE / Parcel ID 5332200310 / Inv # 0


Photo taken May 27, 2008
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