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Summary for 912 16th AVE / Parcel ID 7234600737 / Inv #

Historic Name: Unknown Common Name:
Style: Vernacular Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1905
In the opinion of the survey, this property is located in a potential historic districe (National and/or local).
This is an excellent intact example of a traditional vernacular gable front house form embellished with popular Shingle style and Neoclassical ornament. It is representative of the period and contributes to the historic streetscape. George W. Wilder acquired this property in 1920.
This is a traditional house form embellished with popular ornament of the day. It avoids the free-form of the Shingle style but incorporates second floor and gable shingle cladding with mitered corners. The full width porch is restrained with Neoclassical columns resting on square bases. Simple spindlework baluster survives but porch roof cresting is missing . The house has a predominant front facing gable roof with bracketed eave and a cross gable to the south defines a full height projection. Windows are one over one double hung sash.

Detail for 912 16th AVE / Parcel ID 7234600737 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status: INV
Cladding(s): Shingle, Wood Foundation(s): Post & Pier
Roof Type(s): Gable 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 Original Cladding: Intact
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Windows: Intact
Changes to Plan: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
King County Property Record Card (c. 1938-1972), Washington State Archives.

Photo collection for 912 16th AVE / Parcel ID 7234600737 / Inv #

Photo taken Jul 01, 1991

Photo taken Aug 06, 1979
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