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Summary for 3530 Burke AVE / Parcel ID 4083306540 / Inv #

Historic Name: Common Name:
Style: Colonial - Colonial Revival, Queen Anne - Cottage Neighborhood: Wallingford
Built By: Year Built: 1900
A permit (#29731) was issued in 1904 to Frank A. Lundquist, a machinist at Washington Iron Works Company, for construction of a 1-1/2 story 24’ x 36’.frame cottage at 3530 Burke Avenue N. Although the King County Assessor Property Characteristics Report (accessed in 2005) indicates that the house may have been built somewhat earlier, the King County Property Record Card repeats the date suggested by the building permit. Lundquist made a one-story frame addition to the structure in 1908 (permit #66123) and added a garage to the property in 1916 (permit # 149732). The house appears to have been acquired by Ralph and Adaline Pellegrini in 1932. The building was re-clad with an asphalt siding product intended to mimic masonry veneer at some point between 1937 and 1959. However, the building has since been returned to its original appearance with the apparent repair or replacement of the original clapboard siding. The Pellegrinis remained at this address until the mid 1970s Owner Charles H. Grimes III added a deck to the structure in 1979. Grimes also completed electrical and heating system modifications at the house between 1978 and 1980, according to the permit record. The current owners, Richard B. and Margaret O. Marting, bought the house from Leo and Laura Kornfeld in 1987. Marting completed some electrical work between 1988 and 1992. The house is significant as an example of late Queen Anne style cottage construction built in the early years of Seattle’s first North End building boom just prior to the emergence of the new and immensely popular craftsman style. Despite a number of modifications, some of which have been reversed, the building is still able to convey a sense of its original style.
This is a 1-1/2 story clapboard clad frame residence built over a full basement on a poured concrete foundation. The steep roof, enclosed soffits and soffit returns, sidewall dormer, narrow windows and porch notch with full height wood column at the corner are all elements of the late Queen Anne cottage style. The siding has undergone a series of modifications over the year but appears to have returned to something close to its original condition. In addition, a few windows appear to have been replaced. No other modifications are apparent.

Detail for 3530 Burke AVE / Parcel ID 4083306540 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Hold
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Wood, Wood - Drop siding Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Gable Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition-Shingle
Building Type: Domestic - Single Family Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: one & ½
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture, Community Planning/Development
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Changes to Plan: Slight
Changes to Windows: Slight
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 3530 Burke AVE / Parcel ID 4083306540 / Inv #

Photo taken Jul 24, 2004
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