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Summary for 1415 35TH AVE / Parcel ID 7153200005 / Inv # 0

Historic Name: Common Name:
Style: Queen Anne - Free Classic Neighborhood: Madrona
Built By: Year Built: 1900
This is an interesting example of Queen Anne -- Free Classic design, with elements of the Shingle style and early twentieth century architecture, exhibiting a high degree of integrity despite the addition of a dormer and some alterations to the cladding over the life of the structure.

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 Seattleā€™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 19, 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 brick foundation, over a full basement. The porch appears to be built on a concrete foundation.The essentially rectangular two story portion of the L-shape plan is capped by a hip roof with quite moderate overhangs and enclosed soffits. The wrap-around porch and sunroom are single story structures capped by flat roofs with moderate overhangs and enclosed soffits.

The design of the structure is somewhat eclectic. The windows and doors are characterized by patterns and details customarily associated with Queen Anne architecture, though the pairing and banding of the windows at the south elevation is more typical of the Shingle style or early twentieth century architecture. The hip roof and wrap-around porch are typical of Queen Anne design. The incorporated tower at the point where the east and south elevations meet is suggestive of both Queen Anne and Shingle style sensibilities. The fluted doric columns, deep frieze, and boxed cornice give the structure a free classic flavor and, together with the absence of any cross gables, lend the structure a slight French feel.

This house was built in 1900 according to the King County Property Record Card; however, the King County GIS Center Property Report indicates the structure was completed in 1901. According to the King County Property Record Card, the house was remodeled; however, the extent of the work undertaken and the date of the work is not indicated.

One of the two dormers (the north facing dormer) is not original, and there have been numerous interior alterations according to the current owner. Some of the windows have been replaced in kind in their existing openings. It appears the house was clad with composition shakes for a period between 1937 and the present; however, the cladding has more recently been returned to its original appearance and configuration. The rooftop balustrade at the wrap-around porch and at the sunroom (located at the southwest corner of the house) have been removed. Venting has been added at the porch base and porch roof.

Detail for 1415 35TH AVE / Parcel ID 7153200005 / Inv # 0

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Shingle, Vertical - Boards, Wood, Wood - Clapboard, Wood - T1-11 Foundation(s): Brick, Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Flat with Eaves, Hip Roof Material(s): Unknown, Asphalt/Composition-Shingle
Building Type: Domestic - Single Family Plan: L-Shape
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: two
Unit Theme(s):
Changes to Plan: Slight
Changes to Windows: Slight
Changes to Original Cladding: Moderate
Changes to Interior: Moderate
Major Bibliographic References

Photo collection for 1415 35TH AVE / Parcel ID 7153200005 / Inv # 0

Photo taken Jun 08, 2008

Photo taken Jun 08, 2008

Photo taken Jun 08, 2008
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