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Summary for 1121 16TH AVE / Parcel ID 7234600115 / Inv # 0

Historic Name: Common Name:
Style: Queen Anne Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1900
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.

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

A second structure was apparently built on the site in 1932; however, this structure was not observed by the surveyor.

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

There was an early single story addition at the back of the structure in 1937. The structure has been converted from duplex use to single family use. The building form was substantially altered, and the siding was covered or replaced with concrete asbestos shakes, in the latter half of the twentieth century (the metal fire escape at the south elevation was in place by 1937). The structure was being renovated when the property was surveyed in 2008. The owner indicated at the time that he intended to return the structure to its appearance in 1937. The porch structure was being replaced but with a second level railing much deeper than the original. Many of the original windows were being replaced in kind or rebuilt and reinstalled. Some of the original siding was being retained, but where this was not possible or where the siding was missing, it was being replaced in kind.

Detail for 1121 16TH AVE / Parcel ID 7234600115 / Inv # 0

Status: Yes - Hold
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Shingle, Wood, Wood - Clapboard Foundation(s): Brick, Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Gable, Hip Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition-Shingle
Building Type: Domestic - Multiple Family Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: two & ½
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Changes to Plan: Moderate
Changes to Windows: Moderate
Changes to Original Cladding: Moderate
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Major Bibliographic References

Photo collection for 1121 16TH AVE / Parcel ID 7234600115 / Inv # 0

Photo taken Jun 17, 2008
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