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Summary for 847 S South ST S / Parcel ID 7883603665 / Inv #

Historic Name: Unknown Common Name:
Style: Vernacular Neighborhood: South Park
Built By: Year Built: 1900
In the opinion of the survey, this property is located in a potential historic districe (National and/or local).
This house is included because of its form and the information it provides about vernacular housing. This house also contributes to the historic streetscape. It appears on the 1904-1905 Sanborn Map.
This pyramidal roof cottage is representative of late 19th or early 20th century vernacular housing in South Park. Less common than gable front structures, the pyramidal dwelling was popular even into the 20th century. This house has a corbeled brick center shimney and a full width hipped porch. The porch has been "updated" with very slender battered columns, very similar to those at 825 S Rose St, that rest on panelled piers. The baluster is composed of siding to match the house. This house and its setting contributes to the historic streetscape.

Detail for 847 S South ST S / Parcel ID 7883603665 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Unknown Foundation(s): Post & Pier
Roof Type(s): Pyramidal Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition
Building Type: Domestic - Single Family Plan: Square
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: one
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Changes to Original Cladding: Extensive
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Windows: Unknown
Major Bibliographic References
King County Property Record Card (c. 1938-1972), Washington State Archives.
Sandborn (Insurance) Map Company, Seattle, Washington.

Photo collection for 847 S South ST S / Parcel ID 7883603665 / Inv #

Photo taken Jun 01, 1991
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