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Summary for 1618 Lakeview BLVD / Parcel ID 0188000070 / Inv #

Historic Name: Buschman, Peter, Residence Common Name:
Style: Colonial - Colonial Revival, Queen Anne - Shingle Neighborhood: Capitol Hill
Built By: Year Built: 1919
This house sits high above the street on Lakeview Boulevard, which was once part of the Eastlake/Cascade community. Construction of the I-5 freeway in the 1960s caused the removal or demolition of many houses and other buildings, and erected a barrier between Lakeview and Eastlake. The steep hill to the east further isolates the narrow strip of houses. This house was built in 1919 and purchased by Peter Buschman in 1922. Although it seems a rather simple house, the 1937 assessor information mentions features such as all hardwood floors, fir woodwork and a tile fireplace. The shingles have recently been replaced in kind.
This house has a gable front and wing form, with wood shingle cladding. The prominent front gable end has wide bargeboards with the shingles curving out over the pent roof. It has a trio of tall narrow four-over-six windows with wood casing and a Colonial-style arch above. Below is a projecting bay with a bank of four four-over-one windows, also tall and narrow. Wood stairs with a shingle-clad balustrade run along the north side of this wing to the entry, which is in the angle of the ell. The rear wing also has multipaned windows, with a more horizontal orientation. The south elevation has a tall brick chimney and a large gabled dormer with three six-over-one windows.

Detail for 1618 Lakeview BLVD / Parcel ID 0188000070 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Shingle Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Gable Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition-Shingle
Building Type: Domestic - Single Family Plan: L-Shape
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: two
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Changes to Original Cladding: Slight
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Windows: Slight
Major Bibliographic References
King County Tax Assessor Records, ca. 1932-1972.

Photo collection for 1618 Lakeview BLVD / Parcel ID 0188000070 / Inv #

Photo taken Jun 27, 2006
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