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Summary for 619 W Blaine ST W / Parcel ID 423290-2615 / Inv #

Historic Name: Domogalla, Guy & Gertrude, House Common Name:
Style: Queen Anne, Vernacular Neighborhood: Queen Anne
Built By: Year Built: 1902
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 is a good and intact example of a simple vernacular house, the type of working person's house that was common in the early years on Queen Anne, before the Craftsman style became popular a few years later. The fishscale shingles and lozenge-patterned window give it a Queen Anne touch. It was built in 1902 by N. H. Vaughan, at a cost of $500. A few years later, owner E. A. Kovalski turned the woodshed on the alley into a garage--an early date for such a garage. In 1926 it was purchased by Mrs. Eva Clancy, who worked at Coast Garments, Inc. She sold it to a chauffeur, Stanley Evans. However, the primary owners were Guy Domogalla, a pipefitter at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, and his wife Gertrude, who purchased the house in 1951 and remained here until 1997. The house is simple but appears to be in intact condition and well maintained. Notes from G. Lange's Pre-1906 Residential Survey: One story rear addition (16 X 14 ft). Doric columns support hip porch roof. Double hung windows with beveled sash.
This simple vernacular house has a front gable roof with returns. The entry porch, on the east side of the main façade, has a hipped roof, four plain round columns and a painted brick balustrade. To the west is a large window with a lozenge pattern (wood) transom. The second floor has two one-over-one double-hung windows, placed together in the center of the façade. Above is a belt course and shallow cornice separating the clapboard on the lower section from the fishscale shingles in the gable end. Similar windows are on the other elevations.

Detail for 619 W Blaine ST W / Parcel ID 423290-2615 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Shingle, Wood - Clapboard Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Gable Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition-Shingle
Building Type: Domestic - Single Family Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: two
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Changes to Windows: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
City of Seattle DCLU Microfilm Records.
King County Property Record Card (c. 1938-1972), Washington State Archives.
Polk's Seattle Directories, 1890-1996.

Photo collection for 619 W Blaine ST W / Parcel ID 423290-2615 / Inv #

Photo taken Oct 15, 2003

Photo taken Mar 15, 2003
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