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Summary for 524 30TH AVE / Parcel ID 5366200660 / Inv # 0

Historic Name: Common Name:
Style: Arts & Crafts - Craftsman Neighborhood: Leschi
Built By: Year Built: 1906
 
Significance
This is an example of early Craftsman design, albeit with windows more typical of late Queen Anne work. The structure’s design integrity has been somewhat compromised by the removal of a dormer and the addition of sloped soffit panels (which hide the formerly exposed rafter tails).

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 house was built in 1906.

The hip roofed, front facing dormer has been removed. The front facing windows appear to have been altered or reglazed. Bars have been added to some of the windows.
Soffits have been added at the undersides of the formerly exposed rafter tails, hiding this signature feature of the Craftsman style. There is some evidence that the siding has been patched. The entry stairs have been replaced and the stair idewalls appear to have been removed.

Detail for 524 30TH AVE / Parcel ID 5366200660 / Inv # 0

Status: Yes - Hold
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Wood, Wood - Clapboard Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured, Post & Pier
Roof Type(s): Hip Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition-Shingle
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: Moderate
Changes to Windows: Slight
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Original Cladding: Moderate
Major Bibliographic References

Photo collection for 524 30TH AVE / Parcel ID 5366200660 / Inv # 0


Photo taken May 28, 2008
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