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Summary for 1501 E Jefferson ST E / Parcel ID 7942601150 / Inv #

Historic Name: Unknown Common Name:
Style: American Foursquare Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1903
This is Fehren's design #172, which costs $2,400 to build. Featured in "The Coast" in August of 1905, it is a splendid example of the American Foursquare elaborated with Prairie style and classical details. It enhances our knowledge of the development of popular architecture in the early 20th century. The house appears on the 1904-1905 Sanborn Map.
This American Foursquare is a patternbook design by Fred Fehren's architecture company. It is very nearly Prairie style with its low hipped roof with wide open eaves, hipped second floor corner bays and strong horizontal lines. The strong lines of the house contrast a decorative floriform window and frieze in the center of the second floor. The porch is inset on the northeast corner of the house and the northwest corner of the house is cut away to form a bay window. Three fat columns seem to support the porch and the cutaway corner.

Detail for 1501 E Jefferson ST E / Parcel ID 7942601150 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status: INV
Cladding(s): Wood - Clapboard Foundation(s): Unknown
Roof Type(s): Hip Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition
Building Type: Domestic - Single Family Plan: Square
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: two
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Windows: Slight
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
Sanborn (Insurance) Map Company, Seattle, Washington.
Seattle Historic Inventory, Central Area, 1979.

Photo collection for 1501 E Jefferson ST E / Parcel ID 7942601150 / Inv #

Photo taken Jul 01, 1991

Photo taken Aug 06, 1979
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