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Summary for 4753 36th AVE / Parcel ID 1703400240 / Inv #

Historic Name: Elliott, Thomas and Nina, House Common Name:
Style: Arts & Crafts, Vernacular Neighborhood: Columbia City
Built By: Year Built: 1925
This house was built in 1925. Contractor W.S. Mangrum built the house for owner Thomas M. Elliott. Thomas Elliott purchased the property from E.E. Grant in 1919. The Elliotts owned three properties on the Columbia Green. The Elliotts lived in this house from 1925 until Thomas Elliott’s death in the late 1960s. Thomas M. Elliott was a manager of the Seattle Security Co. for 38 years. Nina Elliott was born in Salem, Oregon in 1863. Her father, Levin N. English was a veteran of the War of 1812. Her mother, Mary Tate Daley, was a member of the wagon train that brought Levin English and his first wife across the plains to Oregon. Nina Elliott went to the Yukon during the gold rush in 1897. There she married Thomas Elliott, and lived until 1908. The Elliotts moved to Seattle in 1908 and lived in Columbia City. She was a member of the Christian Science Church. When Nina Elliott died in 1942, she was the last Washington member of the Daughters of 1812. Thomas Elliott lived in this house until his death in 1969.
This one story vernacular house, which overlooks Columbia Park, is of wood frame construction and is supported by a concrete foundation. The house has a rectangular plan and a cross gable roof form; the roof has wide eaves and decorative knee braces. The house has asbestos shingle siding. A gabled roof porch with brick piers and tapered columns is located on the front elevation; the porch has been partially enclosed with vinyl windows. A brick chimney is located on the south side elevation. The fenestration consists of a three-part transomed window on the front elevation and single-hung windows on the other elevations. A large garage addition is located directly behind the Thomas and Nina Elliott House.

Detail for 4753 36th AVE / Parcel ID 1703400240 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status: NR, LR
Cladding(s): Wood - Clapboard Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
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
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Changes to Plan: Slight
Changes to Windows: Slight
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.
"Mrs. Elliott, 79, Daughter of 1812, Dies." Seattle Times, December 18, 1942.

Photo collection for 4753 36th AVE / Parcel ID 1703400240 / Inv #

Photo taken Mar 22, 2004
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