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Summary for 313 18th AVE / Parcel ID 7942601585 / Inv #

Historic Name: Unknown Common Name:
Style: Arts & Crafts - Prairie Style Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1908
In the opinion of the survey, this property is located in a potential historic districe (National and/or local).
This house embodies the distinctive characteristics and isan excellent, intact example of a Praire style dwelling with eclectic details. It is important because it enhances our knowledge of vernacular architecture and residential development in Seattle and because it and its setting contribute to the historic streetscape. The house does not appear on the 1904-1905 Sanborn Map. The Equirable Life Assurance Society of the United States held title to the house in 1937.
This ambitious house is a two story frame dwelling, which has strong horizontal lines strengthened by a low hipped roof with front hipped projection capped by a large hipped dormer. The wide eaves of the roof flare slightly and have decorative, false rafter ends. The asymmetrical entrance porch has a broad, low gavle roof. It is supported by massive square columns, which rest on a balustrade made of siding to match the house. Windows are wide, one over one double hung sash. Dormer windows have diamond pattern upper lights.

Detail for 313 18th AVE / Parcel ID 7942601585 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status: INV
Cladding(s): Wood - Clapboard Foundation(s): Unknown
Roof Type(s): Gable, 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 Original Cladding: Intact
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Windows: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
Sanborn (Insurance) Map Company, Seattle, Washington.
King County Tax Assessor Rolls (1892-1910), Washington State Archives

Photo collection for 313 18th AVE / Parcel ID 7942601585 / Inv #

Photo taken Jul 01, 1991

Photo taken Aug 03, 1979
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