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Summary for 917 17th AVE / Parcel ID 7234600776 / Inv #

Historic Name: Unknown Common Name:
Style: Vernacular Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1902
This house is an excellent example of late 19th/early 20th century vernacular housing. It contributes to our knowledge of the architectural and residential development of Seattle. Additionally, it and its setting contribute to the historic streetscape.
This is a one and one half story front facing gambrel house. It has narrow horizontal siding on the first floor and wooden shingles on the second. A three-sided façade bay balances the inset corner porch. The porch is supported by turned posts. It has a center brick chimney.

Detail for 917 17th AVE / Parcel ID 7234600776 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status: INV
Cladding(s): Shingle, Wood - Clapboard Foundation(s): Unknown
Roof Type(s): Gambrel Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition
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: Slight
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Changes to Interior: Unknown
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 917 17th AVE / Parcel ID 7234600776 / Inv #

Photo taken Jun 01, 1991
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