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Summary for 901 20th AVE / Parcel ID 7128300130 / Inv #

Historic Name: Unknown Common Name:
Style: Vernacular Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1895
This house is a good example of late 19th century vernacular housing. It contributes to our knowledge of the architectural and residential development of Seattle. Further evaluation of this house may yield information regarding the rich ethnic history of this historically Japanese/American and Italian/American neighborhood.
This is an early example of the traditional one & 1/2 story gable front vernacular house type. Although the windows and siding are altered, the identifying form, full width hipped roof porch, asymmetrical entrance and old exterior brick chimney survive.

Detail for 901 20th AVE / Parcel ID 7128300130 / 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 & ½
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture, Ethnic Heritage
Changes to Original Cladding: Extensive
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Windows: Extensive
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 901 20th AVE / Parcel ID 7128300130 / Inv #

Photo taken Jun 01, 1992
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