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Summary for 311 29th AVE / Parcel ID 5016000440 / Inv #

Historic Name: Unknown Common Name:
Style: Vernacular Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1905
In the opinion of the survey, this property is located in a potential historic districe (National and/or local).
This house is an important representative of the work of Charles H. Harvey, pioneer African American and noted Seattle building contractor. It enhances our knowledge of vernacular architecture and of African American history in Seattle. This house and its setting contribute to the historic streetscape.
This house is a traditional one and 1/2 story vernacular form with front facing gable. It has decorative shingles in the gable, one over one double hung windows and a full-width hipped porch, which is supported by square posts. The first floor focal window has a decorative multi-pane sash.

Detail for 311 29th AVE / Parcel ID 5016000440 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status: INV
Cladding(s): Shingle, Wood Foundation(s): Unknown
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 & ½
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture, Ethnic Heritage
Changes to Windows: Intact
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
Polk's Seattle Directories, 1890-1996.
Mumford, Seattles Black Victorians
Interview - Ralph Hayes

Photo collection for 311 29th AVE / Parcel ID 5016000440 / Inv #

Photo taken Aug 01, 1991
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