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Summary for 3120 E UNION ST E / Parcel ID 9839300080 / Inv # 0

Historic Name: Common Name:
Style: Arts & Crafts - Craftsman Neighborhood: Madrona
Built By: Year Built: 1906
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 September 10, 2008)

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

This structure is characterized by transitional detailing and early twentieth century bungalow typology. Some limited window banding and the exposed rafter tails are typical elements of the Craftsman style; however, some of the windows feature Queen Anne style muntin patterns and a large cottage window typical of the latter style opens on to the entry porch. The unusual decorative column at the porch is probably a residual element of pre-twentieth century design work.

This house was built in 1906 according to both the King County Property Record Card and the King County GIS Center Property Report.

The back porch was converted to interior space at some point after 1937. Windows were added to light the enclosed back porch area. The house was clad with concrete/asbestos shakes for a period after 1957 but appears to have since been returned to its original siding configuration. A wood railing has been added at the entry porch. Steel railings have been added at the entry stairs. Gutters now hide the formerly exposed rafter tails.

Detail for 3120 E UNION ST E / Parcel ID 9839300080 / Inv # 0

Status: Yes - Hold
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Shingle, Wood, Wood - Clapboard Foundation(s): Post & Pier
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: one
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Changes to Windows: Slight
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Original Cladding: Moderate
Changes to Plan: Moderate
Major Bibliographic References

Photo collection for 3120 E UNION ST E / Parcel ID 9839300080 / Inv # 0

Photo taken Aug 05, 2008

Photo taken Aug 05, 2008

Photo taken Aug 05, 2008
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