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Summary for 925 25TH AVE / Parcel ID 7217401045 / Inv # 0

Historic Name: Common Name:
Style: Arts & Crafts - Craftsman, Queen Anne - Free Classic, Vernacular Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1904
 
Significance
This is an example of late Queen Anne and early Craftsman elements applied to a vernacular structure utilizing one of the national folk housing typologies popular throughout the country in the last half of the nineteenth century.The structure exhibits good integrity despite conversion to duplex use and the loss of some details.

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.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

King County GIS Center Property Report (http://www5.kingcounty.gov/kcgisreports/property_report.aspx; accessed August 19, 2008)

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

 
Appearance
Some of the windows are characterized by patterns and details customarily associated with the Craftsman style, though the general arrangement of the fenestration is more typical of Queen Anne work. The use of contrasting siding in the gable, the deep frieze, the relatively steep roof slope and the moderate overhangs are associated with Queen Anne era styles. The Tuscan columns at the front porch give the structure a Queen Anne -- Free Classic flavor.

This house was built in 1904 according to both the King County Property Record Card and the King County GIS Center Property Report.

The structure was converted for use as a duplex at some point after 1937. The front door has been replaced. The porch and stair railings have been removed.

Detail for 925 25TH AVE / Parcel ID 7217401045 / Inv # 0

Status: Yes - Hold
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Shingle, Wood, Wood - Drop siding Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured, Post & Pier
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
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Integrity
Changes to Plan: Moderate
Changes to Windows: Slight
Changes to Original Cladding: Slight
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Major Bibliographic References

Photo collection for 925 25TH AVE / Parcel ID 7217401045 / Inv # 0


Photo taken Jun 10, 2008
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