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Summary for 621 20TH AVE / Parcel ID 7942600005 / Inv # 0

Historic Name: Unknown Common Name:
Style: Arts & Crafts - Craftsman Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1908
 
Significance
In the opinion of the survey, this property is located in a potential historic districe (National and/or local).
This Craftsman cottage is one of three (615 & 619 20th Avenue) very similar cottages. This cottage conntains the least integrity of the three but is important as part of the whole. It offers us information about residential development in Seattle and it contibutes to the historic streetscape. There is some indication that Max Schwartz may have developed these houses.
 
Appearance
This one & 1/2 story Craftsman cottage has a broad, side gable roof with a dominant hipped dormer. The whole cottage was originally wood shingled but is now covered in asbestos shingles. The windows have been replaced although the openings have not been altered. The porch is inset under the southeast corner of the roof but all posts and pilasters obscured by the new siding.

Detail for 621 20TH AVE / Parcel ID 7942600005 / Inv # 0

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status: INV
Cladding(s): Shingle - Concrete/Asbestos Foundation(s): Unknown
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): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Integrity
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Windows: Extensive
Changes to Original Cladding: Extensive
Major Bibliographic References
Sanborn (Insurance) Map Company, Seattle, Washington.
King County Tax Assessor Rolls (1892-1910), Washington State Archives

Photo collection for 621 20TH AVE / Parcel ID 7942600005 / Inv # 0


Photo taken Aug 01, 1991
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