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Summary for 413 23RD AVE / Parcel ID 7544800125 / Inv # 0

Historic Name: Common Name:
Style: Queen Anne - Cottage 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 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

The hip roof with cross gables, together with the remaining spindlework detailing at the porch, identify this structure as an example of Queen Anne -- Cottage design. The structure appears to be built on a bungalow scheme.

There is a small, early, single story addition at the back of the building. A cottage type window at the front window bay has been replaced with a new window of modern design. Another window opening has been boarded up. A metal gate has been installed at the entry door. The original post and pier foundation was replaced with a concrete block foundation. As a result, the vertical board skirting originally at the base of the building is not longer extant and the water table has been modified. The front steps and their baluster railings have been removed and replaced.

Detail for 413 23RD AVE / Parcel ID 7544800125 / Inv # 0

Status: Yes - Hold
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Shingle, Wood, Wood - Drop siding Foundation(s): Concrete - Block
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
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Changes to Windows: Slight
Changes to Plan: Slight
Changes to Original Cladding: Slight
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Major Bibliographic References

Photo collection for 413 23RD AVE / Parcel ID 7544800125 / Inv # 0

Photo taken Jun 19, 2008
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