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Summary for 802 21st AVE / Parcel ID 9126101345 / Inv #

Historic Name: Unknown Common Name:
Style: Queen Anne Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1895
In the opinion of the survey, this property is located in a potential historic districe (National and/or local).
This house embodies the distinctive characteristics of the Queen Anne style and is an unusually intact and well detailed example. It enhances our knowledge of the style and residential development in Seattle and it contributes to the historic streetscape. Additionally, this house was a duplex by 1937 and thus contributes to our information about early 20th century multifamily housing. This house appears on the 1904-1905 Sanborn Map although not on the 1893 map. Ella Jarvinari, et al held title to this property in 1934.
(Note similarities to 517 and 521 21st Avenue.) This two story frame dwelling is an excellent example of a modest Queen Anne residence. Characteristic of the style, virtually every surface is treated to textural detail. The main mass is gabled two story el with a one-story wing to the rear. An exaggerated shed roof shelters the front entrance in the el. The gable and shed ends are covered in patterned shingles. A front facing cutaway bay has corner brackets, wood panel and bullseye decoration. The porch has turned posts and spoolwork. Old photos indicate that a three part decorative window on the second floor has been replaced with two one over one double hung windows.

Detail for 802 21st AVE / Parcel ID 9126101345 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status: INV
Cladding(s): Shingle, Wood Foundation(s): Brick, Post & Pier
Roof Type(s): Gable 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 Original Cladding: Intact
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Windows: Slight
Changes to Plan: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
Sanborn (Insurance) Map Company, Seattle, Washington.
King County Tax Assessor Rolls (1892-1910), Washington State Archives

Photo collection for 802 21st AVE / Parcel ID 9126101345 / Inv #

Photo taken Aug 01, 1991

Photo taken Jul 31, 1979
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