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Summary for 1242 S Donovan ST S / Parcel ID 7883607895 / Inv #

Historic Name: Unknown Common Name:
Style: Vernacular Neighborhood: South Park
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 a unique, relatively intact fold house which yields important information about early vernacular housing in South Park and contributes to our knowledge of South Park settlement. Lydia A. Elston bought this property in March of 1927.
This folk house provides us with a glimpse at some of South Park's earliest housing. It is a two story gable front dwelling with a one & 1/2 story gabled wing and rear shed addition (perhaps porch enclosure). A low hipped front porch with slender turned posts privides the only decoration. Windows are one ove one double hung wooden sash. There are interior brick chimneys in the cross gable and on the west gable end. Faux-brick asphalt siding covers the original. This house and its setting are individually important and contribute to the historic streetscape.

Detail for 1242 S Donovan ST S / Parcel ID 7883607895 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Other Foundation(s): Post & Pier
Roof Type(s): Gable Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition
Building Type: Domestic - Single Family Plan: Irregular
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: two
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Changes to Windows: Intact
Changes to Plan: Slight
Changes to Original Cladding: Extensive
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Major Bibliographic References
King County Property Record Card (c. 1938-1972), Washington State Archives.

Photo collection for 1242 S Donovan ST S / Parcel ID 7883607895 / Inv #

Photo taken Jun 01, 1991
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