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Summary for 309 10th AVE / Parcel ID 6003502120 / Inv #

Historic Name: McCowin, Charles, House Common Name:
Style: Queen Anne - Cottage Neighborhood: Capitol Hill
Built By: Year Built: 1903
This is a good example of a vernacular Queen Anne-style house, a simple version of the architectural style that was popular in the late 19th century. It is one of a number of similar houses in the neighborhood, which may have been built by a carpenter for sale, perhaps based on a pattern book design. The house appears to be largely intact.
This gable-front house has an entry porch at the Cladding is clapboard with decorative shingles in the gables ends The front gable end is clad with decorative shingles and has a Palladian window with diamond-pane glass in the side windows. The recessed porch is at the southeast corner, with two slender round columns and a clapboard balustrade. Next to it is a three-sided bay, with lozenge-patterned leaded glass in the center window. The south elevation has a gabled dormer and a three-sided bay with a bracketed roof and three windows.

Detail for 309 10th AVE / Parcel ID 6003502120 / 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: one & ½
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Windows: Intact
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
King County Tax Assessor Records, ca. 1932-1972.
City of Seattle, Department of Planning and Development, Microfilm Records.

Photo collection for 309 10th AVE / Parcel ID 6003502120 / Inv #

Photo taken Jul 11, 2006
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