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Summary for 901-905 15th AVE / Parcel ID 2254501575 / Inv #

Historic Name: Unknown Common Name:
Style: Queen Anne - Stick Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1890
 
Significance
In the opinion of the survey, this property is located in a potential historic districe (National and/or local).
Late 19th century sanborn maps of Seattle indicate that this kind of Stick style frame apartment/townhouse was once very common. This is one of the very few that survive intact enough to convey their hisotirc character. It enhances our knowledge of 19th century housing and the development of Seattle as well as contributes to the historic streetscape.
 
Appearance
This Stick style apartment building retains its form and its character defining decoarative detail even though original cladding has been covered with wood shingles and windows have been replaced. It has two full height square bay windows capped by false gables. Brackets decorate the cornice line and architraves above the entrance transoms. Sawn work further decorates the fa├žade at the cornice line. The building has a flat roof, which slopes to the rear. The three entrance stoops have square, paneled wooden newell posts with turned baluster.

Detail for 901-905 15th AVE / Parcel ID 2254501575 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status: INV
Cladding(s): Shingle, Wood Foundation(s): Post & Pier
Roof Type(s): Flat Roof Material(s): Unknown
Building Type: Domestic - Multiple Family Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: two
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Integrity
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Original Cladding: Extensive
Changes to Windows: Extensive
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Other: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
Sanborn (Insurance) Map Company, Seattle, Washington.
Baist Map 1905

Photo collection for 901-905 15th AVE / Parcel ID 2254501575 / Inv #


Photo taken Jul 01, 1991
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