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Summary for 1532 24th AVE / Parcel ID 9828200375 / Inv #

Historic Name: Unknown Common Name:
Style: Colonial - Dutch Colonial Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1902
 
Significance
In the opinion of the survey, this property appears to meet the criteria of the National Register of Historic Places.
In the opinion of the survey, this property appears to meet the criteria of the Seattle Landmarks Preservation Ordinance.
In the opinion of the survey, this property is located in a potential historic districe (National and/or local).
This house is important because of its association with architect Elmer Ellsworth Green who lived here during his most productive years as a proponent of the bungalow style. His cataloque of house plans was published in 1912. It is also important because it embodies the distinctive characteristics of the Dutch Colonial Revival style as interpreted in the early 20th century. The house, on a prominent corner at 24th and Pine, contibutes to the historic streetscape. Purchased by African American pioneers Edward A. Pitter and Marjorie Allen Pitter ca. 1930.
 
Appearance
This Dutch Colonial house is characterized by a gambrel roof, strict fa├žade symmetry, and a prominent center entry with decorative sidelights. Shallow bays and the front entrance are sheltered under the flared, enclosed eave. In the rear, a corner bay and a small second floor bay take advantage of a panoramic view from the hillside. The house is shingle clad, has a center chimney and nine over one double hung widow sash.

Detail for 1532 24th AVE / Parcel ID 9828200375 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status: INV
Cladding(s): Shingle, Wood Foundation(s): Unknown
Roof Type(s): Gambrel Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition
Building Type: Domestic - Single Family Plan:
Structural System: No. of Stories:
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture, Ethnic Heritage
Integrity
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Windows: Intact
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
Polk's Seattle Directories, 1890-1996.
Sanborn (Insurance) Map Company, Seattle, Washington.
Index to Seattle Architects, City of Seattle's Office of Historic Preservation.
Seattle Times/P. I., December 13, 1992, "Life on East Madison."

Photo collection for 1532 24th AVE / Parcel ID 9828200375 / Inv #


Photo taken Aug 01, 1991

Photo taken Jun 22, 1979

Photo taken Jun 22, 1979
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