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Summary for 1709 39TH AVE / Parcel ID 6321000105 / Inv # 0

Historic Name: Common Name:
Style: Queen Anne, Queen Anne - Shingle Neighborhood: Madrona
Built By: Year Built: 1905
This is a fairly typical example of Queen Anne design with a few Shingle style elements. The structure’s design integrity has been somewhat compromised by window alterations in the front gable.

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 house was built in 1905.

The Palladian window group in the front gable is not original and replaces a band of three-double hung windows. The cladding system at gable peak has been modified to accommodate the new window. The siding may have been refurbished.

Detail for 1709 39TH AVE / Parcel ID 6321000105 / Inv # 0

Status: Yes - Hold
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Shingle, Wood, Wood - Clapboard Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Gable, Hip Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition-Shingle
Building Type: Domestic - Single Family Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: two & ½
Unit Theme(s):
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Windows: Moderate
Changes to Original Cladding: Slight
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Major Bibliographic References

Photo collection for 1709 39TH AVE / Parcel ID 6321000105 / Inv # 0

Photo taken May 30, 2008
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