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Summary for 1428 E Aloha ST E / Parcel ID 1337300225 / Inv #

Historic Name: unknown Common Name:
Style: Tudor Neighborhood: Capitol Hill
Built By: Year Built: 1925
In the opinion of the survey, this property is located in a potential historic districe (National and/or local).
This builder’s Tudor from 1925 is one of the more recent additions to this neighborhood, which was largely built up before 1910. Turreted dormers like this are also found on other houses on North Capitol Hill, and this may have been built by the same builder or from a plan book design. The windows have been modernized; originally, many of the windows may have been multipaned in keeping with the Tudor style. The sidelights at the entry still have leaded glass. This is one of the original Capitol Hill plats of James A. Moore, who gave the area its name. In 1900 Moore, who had already developed other Seattle neighborhoods, purchased and began platting 160 acres, roughly between 11th and 20th avenues, from Roy Street north to Galer. Before selling lots for construction, he graded and paved the streets (eliminating the dust that plagued many sections), installed sidewalks, water mains and sewer lines, and planned for street lights and telephone poles. Lots went on sale in 1901, heavily promoted to attract local business leaders as residents. This was the first part of Seattle developed in this way. Moore did not build houses for sale, but sold improved lots to builders or to people who then hired a builder to construct a home to their own taste. Covenants required that homes cost at least $3,000 to build and be at least 24 feet from the sidewalk. The 800 lots sold quickly to company owners, managers, executives, bankers, doctors, and attorneys. The lots grew in value by 300% over the next 12 years.

Detail for 1428 E Aloha ST E / Parcel ID 1337300225 / Inv #

Status: No - Altered
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Brick Foundation(s): Concrete - Block
Roof Type(s): Gable Roof Material(s):
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 Original Cladding: Intact
Changes to Windows: Moderate
Major Bibliographic References
Williams, Jacqueline B. The Hill with a Future: Seattle's Capitol Hill 1900-1946. Seattle: CPK Ink, 2001.

Photo collection for 1428 E Aloha ST E / Parcel ID 1337300225 / Inv #

Photo taken Feb 10, 2006
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