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Summary for 119 24TH AVE / Parcel ID 0007600094 / Inv # 0

Historic Name: Common Name:
Style: Queen Anne Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1901
This is a fairly typical example of late Queen Anne domestic architecture, although the structure’s design integrity has been somewhat compromised by alteration to the porches. Most of the original free classic detailing is no longer extant.

This is one of approximately 2,200 houses that are still extant out of more than 5,000 that were built by the end of 1906 in Seattle’s Central Area, Eastlake, First Hill, Leschi, Madison Park, Madrona, and North Capitol Hill neighborhoods.

A complete permit history and record of ownership and occupation have not yet been prepared for this property; however, the house appears to have been owned by Henry W. Moulton when it was surveyed in 1937. The current owner, George Brook Stanford, acquired the house from Lynda Galvagno (pers rep) in 1986.


King County Property Record Card (c. 1938-1972) Washington State Archives

King County GIS Center Property Report (; accessed June 29, 2008)

This is a one-and-a-half story, clapboard and shingle clad, wood frame single-family residence on a concrete foundation over a full basement. The relatively steep, cross-gabled roof, the enclosed soffits, the wrap-around porch, and the spindle work are all typical of late Queen Anne design.

The front and back porches have been modified by removal of upper level railings and the substitution of the current turned posts for the original classical columns at the lower level, making the original free classic design into a more generic version of Queen Anne. The horizontal banding formed by the shingle pattern in the upper half of the elevations is somewhat suggestive of the Stick style, though the type of siding, and the fact that it is raised over the front gable louver, is more indicative of the Shingle style.

The house was built in 1901 (King County Property Record Card; King County GIS Center Property Report). The flat roofed addition at the rear of the structure was built in 1902 and constructed in the style of the original house.

Detail for 119 24TH AVE / Parcel ID 0007600094 / Inv # 0

Status: Yes - Hold
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Shingle, Wood, Wood - Clapboard Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Flat with Eaves, Gable, Shed Roof Material(s): Unknown, Asphalt/Composition-Shingle
Building Type: Domestic - Single Family Plan: Irregular
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: one & ½
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Changes to Windows: Slight
Changes to Plan: Moderate
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Major Bibliographic References

Photo collection for 119 24TH AVE / Parcel ID 0007600094 / Inv # 0

Photo taken Oct 14, 2007
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