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Summary for 615 32ND AVE / Parcel ID 5366200575 / 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 Queen Anne - Shingle style architecture built on a bungalow footprint with some Craftsman detailing. The structure exhibits a high degree of design integrity despite the loss of some windows and replacement of the entry steps.

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 and the shingle siding at the upper story give the structure a slight Shingle style flavor. A pair of windows at the south elevation are ganged, an arrangement typical of Craftsman style structures, and the house appears to be built on a bungalow plan; however, most of the windows are placed singly in the Queen Anne manner. The porch details are suggestive of Craftsman work.

This house was built in 1906.

Some of the window openings appear to have been filled. 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 615 32ND AVE / Parcel ID 5366200575 / Inv # 0

Status: Yes - Hold
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Shingle, Vertical - Boards, Wood, Wood - Clapboard Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
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 Windows: Slight
Changes to Original Cladding: Slight
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Plan: Intact
Major Bibliographic References

Photo collection for 615 32ND AVE / Parcel ID 5366200575 / Inv # 0


Photo taken May 28, 2009
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