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Summary for 1433 20TH AVE / Parcel ID 7228502135 / Inv # 0

Historic Name: Common Name:
Style: Queen Anne - Cottage Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1900
This is an example of Queen Anne cottage architecture exhibiting a high degree of integrity despite the addition of a full basement and some alterations at the back 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. 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 hip roof with intersecting cross gables is a signature feature of Queen Anne structures. The windows and doors are also characterized by patterns and details customarily associated with Queen Anne design. The low slope of the roof, and the spindlework detailing at the entry porch are typical of Queen Anne -- Cottage architecture.

This house was built in 1900 according to both the King County Property Record Card and the King County GIS Center Property Report.

The original post and pier foundation was replaced by a concrete foundation and full basement in about 1957. There appears to be an addition or modification at the back of the structure. The original windows and siding appear to have been refurbished.

Detail for 1433 20TH AVE / Parcel ID 7228502135 / Inv # 0

Status: Yes - Inventory
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: L-Shape
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: one
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Changes to Plan: Moderate
Changes to Windows: Slight
Changes to Original Cladding: Slight
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Major Bibliographic References

Photo collection for 1433 20TH AVE / Parcel ID 7228502135 / Inv # 0

Photo taken Jun 15, 2008
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