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Summary for 1132 16TH AVE / Parcel ID 7234600690 / Inv # 0

Historic Name: Common Name:
Style: American Foursquare, American Foursquare - Prairie Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1902
This initially appears to be an example of the Prairie style but was originally an eclectic combination of Queen Anne elements (including Free Classic and Shingle style elements) with a Craftsman style roof overhang, all applied to a foursquare scheme. The structure's integrity has been compromised by several plan changes and replacement of the original cladding system.

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 house was built as a single family residence but now functions as a duplex according to the King County GIS Center Property Report.

The building was remodeled in 1947 (Permit #356460); this renovation project apparently converted the structure from a duplex to a single family residence (according to an addition to the King County Property Record Card). More recently, a single story crenelated bay that once stood in the southern half of the street elevation has been removed and its place has been taken by a single cottage window. At some point, the structure was reconverted to duplex use. The original cladding has been replaced or covered with aluminum siding. The rafter tails were originally left exposed but the soffits were apparently enclosed when the cladding system was modified. The front steps have been rebuilt.The chimney has been altered.

Detail for 1132 16TH AVE / Parcel ID 7234600690 / Inv # 0

Status: Yes - Hold
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Metal - Aluminum Siding, Wood Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): 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
Changes to Original Cladding: Extensive
Changes to Plan: Moderate
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Windows: Moderate
Major Bibliographic References

Photo collection for 1132 16TH AVE / Parcel ID 7234600690 / Inv # 0

Photo taken Jun 16, 2008
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