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Summary for 5203 Brooklyn AVE / Parcel ID 8817400260 / Inv # UD071

Historic Name: Common Name:
Style: American Foursquare Neighborhood: University
Built By: Year Built: 1907
This house was built in 1907 and is significant because of the modified American Foursquare design with a wrap around porch. The architect and/or builder are unknown. Early ownership is unknown. It may have been architect designed; the architect is identified as Jacobs by the King County property record card. Anna and Louis Jones, occupied the house from approximately 1924 to the late 1940’s.
This two story modified American Foursquare house is situated on its lot facing east. The house is clad in narrow clapboard on the first story and stucco siding on the second story. The roof of the house is hipped. A porch extends the length of the front elevation and wraps around the south elevation. Where the porch and roof are rounded where the porch turns the corner. The front entrance is on the north end of the front elevation. A large double hung window is to the south of the front entrance. The upper story has double hung windows with single panes above and below. This house is in deteriorated condition but its historic features are relatively intact.

Detail for 5203 Brooklyn AVE / Parcel ID 8817400260 / Inv # UD071

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Stucco, Wood - Clapboard Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Hip Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition
Building Type: Domestic - Single Family Plan: Irregular
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: two
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 5203 Brooklyn AVE / Parcel ID 8817400260 / Inv # UD071

Photo taken Feb 07, 2002
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