Seattle.gov Home Page
Link to Seattle Department of Neighborhoods home page

Seattle Historical Sites

New Search

Summary for 1633 S King ST S / Parcel ID 3319501615 / Inv #

Historic Name: Unknown Common Name:
Style: Vernacular Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1890
 
Significance
This is an excellent example of late 19th century vernacular housing. It contributes to our knowledge of the architectural and residential development of Seattle and it contributes to the historic streetscape. Further evaluation of this cottage may yield information regarding the rich ethnic heritage of this historically Japanese/American and Italian/American neighborhood. Cross reference: See 1635 South King Street for 1936 tax card.
 
Appearance
This is a traditional gable front vernacular house type with asymmetrical entrance stoop and two fa├žade windows. The pedimented entrance porch is supported by turned columns. The house is clad in faux-brick asphalt siding. It is set behind and apparently pre-dates 1635 South King Street. It is accessed by a flower lined path from South King Street.

Detail for 1633 S King ST S / Parcel ID 3319501615 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status: INV
Cladding(s): Other Foundation(s): Unknown
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: one
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture, Ethnic Heritage
Integrity
Changes to Windows: Intact
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Original Cladding: Moderate
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.
King County Tax Assessor Rolls (1892-1910), Washington State Archives

Photo collection for 1633 S King ST S / Parcel ID 3319501615 / Inv #


Photo taken Jun 01, 1992
App v2.0.1.0