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Summary for 1901 E Jefferson ST E / Parcel ID 7942601815 / Inv #

Historic Name: Camdon Apartments Common Name: Camdon Apartments
Style: Queen Anne Neighborhood: Capitol Hill
Built By: Year Built: 1895
 
Significance
This distinctive building dates from about 1895, and is notable as one of the most intact of the early apartment buildings built in the Central Area in the late 19th century. It is also one of the few apartment buildings with such distinctive Queen Anne features. Although it has recently been altered with new windows, it still retains its basic turn-of-the-century character.
 
Appearance
This building is quite intact for its age, although the porch has been enclosed and the windows were recently replaced. It has a hipped roof form, similar to a large single-family residence. Two bays extend the full height, and are topped with gabled pediments. A variety of cladding material are used, primarily narrow beveled siding. A belt course of wooden shingles runs between the two floors. The corners of the cutaway bays have oversized brackets, detailed to match the ornate frieze and the first floor belt course. Modillions decorate the eaves and pediments, with dentil molding between the first and second floors. The transoms in the bays have stained glass windows. The windows have been refront porch has been enclosed, which detracts.

Detail for 1901 E Jefferson ST E / Parcel ID 7942601815 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status: INV
Cladding(s): Shingle, Wood - Clapboard Foundation(s): Unknown
Roof Type(s): Hip Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition
Building Type: Domestic - Multiple Family Plan: Square
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: two
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Integrity
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Plan: Slight
Changes to Windows: Moderate
Major Bibliographic References
Sanborn (Insurance) Map Company, Seattle, Washington.
King County Tax Assessor Rolls (1892-1910), Washington State Archives

Photo collection for 1901 E Jefferson ST E / Parcel ID 7942601815 / Inv #


Photo taken Mar 31, 2006

Photo taken Jul 01, 1991

Photo taken Mar 31, 2006

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Photo taken Aug 01, 1979
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