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Summary for 317 16TH AVE / Parcel ID 7942601240 / Inv # 0

Historic Name: Common Name:
Style: American Foursquare - Prairie Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1906
 
Significance
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.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

King County GIS Center Property Report (http://www5.kingcounty.gov/kcgisreports/property_report.aspx; accessed August 19, 2008)

King County Property Record Card (c. 1938-1972) Washington State Archives

 
Appearance
This is a variation on the American Foursquare incorporating the deep overhangs, horizontal emphasis, and single story, hipped roofed porch with massive built up wood piers, associated with the Prairie style, and the exposed rafter tails associated with the Craftsman style with some residual Queen Anne elements.

Most of the original windows have been replaced with vinyl or aluminum units. The corner bay at the southeast corner appears to have been modified. The entry steps have been rebuilt and the stair rails modified.

Detail for 317 16TH AVE / Parcel ID 7942601240 / Inv # 0

Status: Yes - Hold
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Wood, Wood - Clapboard 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
Integrity
Changes to Windows: Extensive
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Original Cladding: Slight
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Major Bibliographic References

Photo collection for 317 16TH AVE / Parcel ID 7942601240 / Inv # 0


Photo taken Jun 20, 2008

Photo taken Jun 20, 2008
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