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Summary for 5002 19TH AVE / Parcel ID 8823901465 / Inv # 0

Historic Name: Johnson, George, House Common Name:
Style: Tudor Neighborhood: University
Built By: Year Built: 1921
In the opinion of the survey, this property is located in a potential historic districe (National and/or local).
This English Arts & Crafts and Tudor Revival style residence resembles two others in the University Park area: 1717 NE 55th Street and 1619 NE 52nd Street, built by John A. Johnson, George's partner at the Western Construction Company. This house is virtually intact. The house is characterized by repeating gable roofs on the front elevation, including two main gables, a gabled dormer, and a gabled roof above the entry porch. The garage has a similar gable roof, with matching half timbering. The house was built by George Johnson, who was also the designer, in 1921. The attached garage was built at the same time. George Johnson worked with John A. Johnson at the Western Construction Company. The Western Construction Company also built the house at 5263 18th Avenue NE. George and his wife Hulda lived in this house until at least 1926. Henry A. Stone, basement manager at Frederick & Nelson, resided at the house in 1938. Levine J. Amundson purchased the house in 1960. This house was included in the survey as a prominent Tudor Revival style building and one of several built by George and John Johnson of the Western Construction Company. It was also included because it retains its integrity despite the deteriorated condition.

Based on field work conducted in October 2014, this historic property retains its relationship to the streetscape, historic building form and a sufficient amount of exterior historic building fabric (design features, cladding and/or window sash/openings) to contribute to the distinct character of the University Park neighborhood.

This Tudor Revival style house is characterized by the use of stucco and half timbering and repeating gable roofs. The house has cross-gable roofs, with two front gables on the main elevation, a gabled roof above the entry porch, a gabled dormer, and a front gable roof on the garage that is connected to the house via a breezeway. The house has its original multi-paned leaded glass windows, a combination of casements and double-hung windows. The bargeboards on the gable ends include decorative cornice trim, and central pendants. The house is in a deteriorated condition although its historic features are intact. There is a prominent exterior chimney on the south elevation.

Detail for 5002 19TH AVE / Parcel ID 8823901465 / Inv # 0

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Stucco, Wood Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured, Post & Pier
Roof Type(s): Gable Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition
Building Type: Domestic - Single Family Plan: Square
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: two & ½
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Windows: Intact
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
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.

Photo collection for 5002 19TH AVE / Parcel ID 8823901465 / Inv # 0

Photo taken Feb 08, 2002

Photo taken Oct 01, 2014
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