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Summary for 1633 39TH AVE / Parcel ID 6321000310 / Inv # 0

Historic Name: Common Name:
Style: Arts & Crafts - Craftsman, Queen Anne - Shingle Neighborhood: Madrona
Built By: Year Built: 1904
This is an example of transitional architecture combining elements of Shingle style and Craftsman design. The structure’s design integrity has been somewhat compromised by alterations to the porch.

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.


King County GIS Center Property Report (; accessed August 18, 2008)

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

This structure has shingle style gables and porch piers and bays typical of Queen Anne design but features bracketing and exposed rafter tails more typical of the Craftsman style.

This house was built in 1904.

Two-thirds of the front porch has been enclosed. The deck over the porch appears to be original. There appears to be a minor addition at the back. The
There are new windows at the porch enclosure. The others appear original but may have been refurbished. The siding has been modified to accommodate minor changes. The chimney has been altered.

Detail for 1633 39TH AVE / Parcel ID 6321000310 / Inv # 0

Status: Yes - Hold
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Shingle, Wood, Wood - Clapboard Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Flat with Parapet, Gable 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
Changes to Original Cladding: Slight
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Plan: Moderate
Changes to Windows: Slight
Major Bibliographic References

Photo collection for 1633 39TH AVE / Parcel ID 6321000310 / Inv # 0

Photo taken May 30, 2008

Photo taken May 30, 2008
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