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Summary for 826 20th AVE / Parcel ID 9126100050 / Inv #

Historic Name: Unknown Common Name:
Style: Vernacular 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 hosue is an excellent, intact example of a vernacular interpretation of the Queen Anne style. It is important because it enhances our knowledge of vernacular archtiecture and residential development in Seattle and because it contributes to the historic streetscape. This house does not seem to appera on the 1893 Sanborn Map but it does appear in a well-developed block on the 1904-1905 Sanborn. James Bowne owned the property early in the 20th century.
This two story frame house is a vernacular form that is a hipped roof Foursquare, which has been adapted to the popular Queen Anne style. A false gable to the front is enriched with square and saw tooth shingles. A gable projection with one story cutaway bay addresses Marian Street to the north. A full width hipped roof porch is supported by turned posts and decorated with spindlework. A one story frame storefront was built to the rear of the house facing Marian Street around 1905.

Detail for 826 20th AVE / Parcel ID 9126100050 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status: INV
Cladding(s): Shingle, Wood Foundation(s): Post & Pier
Roof Type(s): Gable, Hip 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 Plan: Intact
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Changes to Interior: Unknown
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 826 20th AVE / Parcel ID 9126100050 / Inv #

Photo taken Aug 01, 1991

Photo taken Aug 01, 1979

Photo taken Aug 01, 1979
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