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Summary for 2608 Eastlake AVE / Parcel ID 195970005 / Inv # EA012

Historic Name: none Common Name: Anne's Hair Shop
Style: Arts & Crafts - Craftsman Neighborhood: Eastlake
Built By: Year Built: 1913
 
Significance
This is one of a pair of detailed and intact Craftsman bungalows in the Eastlake commercial district. Their conversion to commercial use in recent years reflects the changing character of the street, which had numerous houses and apartment buildings, now being replaced by office structures. Eastlake Avenue was an important streetcar route, connecting downtown to the University District, first over the old Latona Bridge and later over the University Bridge, completed in 1919. This house is notable for its double-gabled dormer with porch and intact Craftsman details.
 
Appearance
This 1-1/2-story shingle-clad bungalow has a side gable roof with two gabled dormers on the west (front) elevation. Between the dormers, set into the roof, is a porch with a shingled balustrade. A pair of multipaned French doors opens onto the balcony; each dormer has a pair of casement windows. The dormers each have three decorative wood brackets and extended rafter tails; rafter tails also remain on the main gable. The front porch is deeply recessed under the roof. The porch has extensive clinker brick, in the columns at each end and the piers and bulkhead flanking the wide stairs. The balustrade has square wood posts. The front windows, on the porch, are multipaned.

Detail for 2608 Eastlake AVE / Parcel ID 195970005 / Inv # EA012

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Brick, Shingle Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Gable Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition
Building Type: Domestic - Single Family Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: one & ½
Unit Theme(s): Commerce
Integrity
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Windows: Slight
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
King County Property Record Card (c. 1938-1972), Washington State Archives.

Photo collection for 2608 Eastlake AVE / Parcel ID 195970005 / Inv # EA012


Photo taken Aug 07, 2001
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