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Summary for 4739 36th AVE / Parcel ID 1703400215 / Inv #

Historic Name: Common Name: New Construction
Style: Vernacular Neighborhood: Columbia City
Built By: Year Built: 1905
This house was built in 1904 or 1905. The house was originally occupied by Harry Evans, who lived at this address from 1904 until his death in 1930. Harry Evans worked for Star Paint and Wallpaper Co. Eventually, Evans owned and operated his own painting and paper hanging company, which was located at 4907 Rainier Avenue S. Lulu Evans, his wife, purchased the house from Martin Fisher in 1929. Lulu Evans was born in Seymour, Iowa in 1876. She moved to Seattle in 1903 and was a machine operator for the Harris Manufacturing Company. The house was demolished in 2004.
This one and a half story vernacular house, which overlooks Columbia Park, is of wood frame construction and is supported by concrete foundation. The house has a rectangular plan and a gambrel roof. The house is clad in cedar shakes. The house has a hipped roof porch centered on the front elevation. The porch has been partially enclosed. The fenestration consists of modern vinyl windows, although the original window openings appear to remain intact. A cut away bay window is located on the northeast corner of the front elevation. A shed addition was added to the north elevation sometime prior to 1954.

Detail for 4739 36th AVE / Parcel ID 1703400215 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status: NR, LR
Cladding(s): Shingle Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Gambrel 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): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Changes to Original Cladding: Moderate
Changes to Windows: Moderate
Changes to Plan: Slight
Major Bibliographic References
City of Seattle DCLU Microfilm Records.
King County Property Record Card (c. 1938-1972), Washington State Archives.
Polk's Seattle Directories, 1890-1996.
Centennial History, Columbia City, Rainier Valley, 1853-1991, Pioneers of Columbia City. Seattle, Washington, 1992.

Photo collection for 4739 36th AVE / Parcel ID 1703400215 / Inv #

Photo taken Feb 12, 2004
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