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Summary for 1522 E Jefferson ST E / Parcel ID 7942600795 / Inv #

Historic Name: Unknown Common Name:
Style: Colonial - Dutch Colonial, Vernacular Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1902
This is a good example of late 19th/early 20th century vernacular architecture. It contributes to our knowledge of the architectural and residential development of Seattle. Additionally, this house has significant historical associations as the residence of Carmack, the discoverer of Yukon gold. Severt Schultz obtained building permits for lots 20, 21, and 22 of Block 5 in Squire Park on February 10, 1902. He is listed in the City Directory as a contractor and builder.
This house is fenced and surrounded by heavy foliage so this description is taken from the ca. 1937 tax card photograph. It is an eccentric one and 1/2 story side gambrel house with Dutch Colonial, Queen Anne and neoclassical elements. It has a full width recessed porch, which was supported by classical columns. The porch appears to be enclosed today. The focal point of the house is an asymmetricla, hipped roof dormer with shallow three sided bay. Originally, the house was clad in horizontal siding at the first level and wooden shingles on the second. The windows are all multilight over one window but are seen in a variety of sizes adding to the visual interest of the house.

Detail for 1522 E Jefferson ST E / Parcel ID 7942600795 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status: INV
Cladding(s): Wood - Clapboard Foundation(s): Unknown
Roof Type(s): Gambrel Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition
Building Type: Domestic - Single Family Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: one & ½
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture, Commerce, Other
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Plan: Slight
Changes to Windows: Intact
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
City of Seattle DCLU Microfilm Records.
Polk's Seattle Directories, 1890-1996.
Sanborn (Insurance) Map Company, Seattle, Washington.
Seattle Historic Inventory, Central Area, 1979.

Photo collection for 1522 E Jefferson ST E / Parcel ID 7942600795 / Inv #

Photo taken Jun 01, 1992

Photo taken Aug 06, 1979

Photo taken
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