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Summary for 619 32ND AVE / Parcel ID 5366200580 / Inv # 0

Historic Name: Common Name:
Style: Arts & Crafts - Craftsman, Queen Anne - Shingle Neighborhood: Leschi
Built By: Year Built: 1906
 
Significance
This is a example of a Queen Anne - Shingle style structure built on a bungalow plan with some Craftsman detailing. The structure exhibits a high degree of design integrity despite the replacement of several windows and minor alterations to the plan and siding.

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
The gambrel roofs, the shingle siding at the upper story, and the oval windows at the front gable give the structure a slight Shingle style flavor. Some of the window are ganged in a manner typical of Craftsman style structures, and the house appears to be built on a bungalow plan. The porch details are also suggestive of Craftsman work.

This house was built in 1906.

A porch that the King County Property Record Card indicates was located at the rear, southwest corner of the house has apparently been removed. The windows appear to have been replaced with vinyl, although the style and size of the new windows mimic the original windows. The entry stairs have been altered.

The houses at 613, 615,and 619 32nd Avenue appear to have similar plans and utilize similar detailing.

Detail for 619 32ND AVE / Parcel ID 5366200580 / Inv # 0

Status: Yes - Hold
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Shingle, Wood, Wood - Clapboard 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
Integrity
Changes to Plan: Slight
Changes to Windows: Moderate
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Original Cladding: Slight
Major Bibliographic References

Photo collection for 619 32ND AVE / Parcel ID 5366200580 / Inv # 0


Photo taken May 28, 2008
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