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Summary for 621 21st AVE / Parcel ID 9126100375 / Inv #

Historic Name: Unknown Common Name:
Style: Queen Anne Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1895
In the opinion of the survey, this property is located in a potential historic districe (National and/or local).
This house is one of the few early Queen Ann houses within this survey area that remains relatively intact. It is the mirror image of 619 21st Avenue and commands the south west corner of 21st and Cherry. It enhances our knowledge of the style and our knowledge of residential development in Seattle. It also contributes to the historic streetscape. This block is not mapped on the 1893 Sanborn but both of these houses appear on the 1904-1905 map. N. Katz held title to this property in 1938.
This ambitious, two-story Queen Anne is L-shaped with gabled wings addressing both 21st and Cherry Streets. It has a two story bay with stained glass windows to the east and a matching bay to the north. A two-story porch fills the el and is supported by turned posts. A two story pedimented porch faces 21st. The house was originally richly ornamented with spindlework and surface patterns. The house is now clad in wooden shingles.

Detail for 621 21st AVE / Parcel ID 9126100375 / 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: L-Shape
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: two
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Original Cladding: Extensive
Changes to Windows: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
Sanborn (Insurance) Map Company, Seattle, Washington.
King County Tax Assessor Rolls (1892-1910), Washington State Archives

Photo collection for 621 21st AVE / Parcel ID 9126100375 / Inv #

Photo taken Aug 01, 1991
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