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Summary for 1417 15th AVE / Parcel ID 1728800046 / Inv #

Historic Name: Unknown Common Name:
Style: Vernacular Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1885
This house is one of two (1407 and 1417 - 15th Avenue) surviving houses in what was originally a row of four identical/similar early vernacular houses. This house embodies the characteristics of Seattle's earliest housing and enhances our knowledge of vernacular architecture and residenital growth in Seattle. It appears on the 1893 Sanborn Map.
This house is a traditional two story, front gable vernacular form with sparse windows, center chimney and asymmetrical entrance. The entrance porch is a small pedimented stoop with a sunburst pattern in the pediment. Original two over two windows have been altered to nine over nine sash.

Detail for 1417 15th AVE / Parcel ID 1728800046 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status: INV
Cladding(s): Wood - Clapboard Foundation(s): Post & Pier
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: two
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Changes to Windows: Slight
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
King County Property Record Card (c. 1938-1972), Washington State Archives.
Sanborn (Insurance) Map Company, Seattle, Washington.

Photo collection for 1417 15th AVE / Parcel ID 1728800046 / Inv #

Photo taken Aug 01, 1991

Photo taken Jul 01, 1979
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