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Summary for 1433 21ST AVE / Parcel ID 7228501675 / Inv # 0

Historic Name: Common Name:
Style: Queen Anne - Cottage Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1903
This is a typical example of Queen Anne -- Cottage architecture exhibiting a high degree of integrity despite the modification of a window at the front elevation and an addition at the north elevation.

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 design of this structure is very similar to the design of the house at 1441 21st Avenue.

The hip roof with cross gable is a signature feature of the Queen Anne style. The moderate roof slope and single story configuration are typical of Queen Anne -- Cottage design. The Tuscan column at the entry and the frieze wrapping the house suggest Free Classic detailing.

A lean to structure has been added at the north elevation. The window opening facing onto the porch has been reduced in size and the window replaced. The front door appears to have been replaced. Most of the windows and the siding appear to have been refurbished.

Detail for 1433 21ST AVE / Parcel ID 7228501675 / Inv # 0

Status: Yes - Hold
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: Rectangular
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: one & ½
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Changes to Plan: Slight
Changes to Windows: Slight
Changes to Original Cladding: Slight
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Major Bibliographic References

Photo collection for 1433 21ST AVE / Parcel ID 7228501675 / Inv # 0

Photo taken Jun 16, 2008
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