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Summary for 1137 36TH AVE / Parcel ID 7151700310 / Inv # 0

Historic Name: Common Name:
Style: Other, Queen Anne Neighborhood: Madrona
Built By: Year Built: 1906
This is a typical example of Queen Anne detailing applied to national folk house typology. The structure’s design integrity has been somewhat compromised by alterations and replacement of several windows.

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 is a two story, clapboard and shingle clad, wood frame single-family residence on a concrete foundation, over a half basement.

The L-shape plan is capped by a cross gable roof with moderate overhangs with enclosed soffits.

The windows, generally tall and narrow, and the doors are characterized by patterns and details customarily associated with Queen Anne design, although the relatively simple form of the house suggests nation folk housing typology.

This house was built in 1906 according to the King County Property Record Card and the King County GIS Center Property Report. According to the King County Property Record Card, the house was remodeled in 1922; however, the extent of the work undertaken at that time is not indicated.

The alley side of the structure has been modified and the attic appears to have been remodeled. A modern "green house" type bay has been added near the southwest corner. A large skylight now lights the attic. A few windows have been replaced with aluminum units with modern configurations and most window openings now have aluminum storm windows.

Detail for 1137 36TH AVE / Parcel ID 7151700310 / Inv # 0

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

Photo collection for 1137 36TH AVE / Parcel ID 7151700310 / Inv # 0

Photo taken Jun 05, 2008

Photo taken Jun 05, 2008
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