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Summary for 139 23rd AVE / Parcel ID 3646100085 / Inv #

Historic Name: Unknown Common Name:
Style: American Foursquare Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1908
This is a good example of late 19th/early 20th century vernacular architecture and an excellent example of the Craftsman style applied to an American Foursquare. It contributes to our knowledge of the architectural and residential development of Seattle. It and its setting contribute to the historic streetscape.
This is a two story frame, American Foursquare hosue with Craftsman features. It is characterized by very wide overhanging eaves with exposed rafter ends and by symmetrical second floor projecting corner bays. The inset corner porch is supported by large round columns and there is a distinctive cantilevered bay window on the northern elevation.

Detail for 139 23rd AVE / Parcel ID 3646100085 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status: INV
Cladding(s): Wood - Clapboard Foundation(s): Unknown
Roof Type(s): Hip Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition
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 Windows: Intact
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
City of Seattle DCLU Microfilm Records.
Polk's Seattle Directories, 1890-1996.
Sanborn (Insurance) Map Company, Seattle, Washington.
Seattle Historic Inventory, Central Area, 1979.

Photo collection for 139 23rd AVE / Parcel ID 3646100085 / Inv #

Photo taken Jun 01, 1992

Photo taken Jun 22, 1979
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