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Summary for 982 21ST AVE / Parcel ID 7228501335 / Inv # 0

Historic Name: Common Name:
Style: Arts & Crafts - Craftsman Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1906
This is an example of transitional bungalow design incorporating Craftsman style detailing and some residual elements of Queen Anne design exhibiting a high degree of integrity.

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. The structure is located in a portion of the Central Area also known as the East Madison district.

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

The windows and doors at the main floor are characterized by patterns and details customarily associated with Queen Anne work. However, the built up pier at the entry porch, the banding of windows in the front gable, the moderate slope of the roof, the exposed rafter tails, and the bungalow form are all indicative of a Craftsman style design approach. The exceptionally wide clapboards below the windows at the man level appear to be original.

This house was built in 1906 according to both the King County Property Record Card and the King County GIS Center Property Report. A second, smaller Craftsman style cottage, originally addressed as 982-1/2 21st Avenue, was built behind the main house in 1910 and later remodeled. This smaller structure was not surveyed.

The property is addressed as 982/984 21st Avenue.

A high, main floor, Queen Anne style window has been removed at the center of the street elevation.

Detail for 982 21ST AVE / Parcel ID 7228501335 / Inv # 0

Status: Yes - Hold
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Shingle, Stucco, Wood, Wood - Clapboard Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): 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 Plan: Intact
Changes to Windows: Slight
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Changes to Interior: Unknown
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Photo collection for 982 21ST AVE / Parcel ID 7228501335 / Inv # 0

Photo taken Jun 12, 2008
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