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Summary for 141 39TH AVE / Parcel ID 1954700335 / Inv # 0

Historic Name: Common Name:
Style: American Foursquare - Craftsman, Queen Anne - Shingle Neighborhood: Madrona
Built By: Year Built: 1902
This is a example of architecture in transition from Shingle style work to the Craftsman version of American Foursquare design, although the structure’s design integrity has been somewhat compromised by significant alterations to the porch and modification of the original Craftsman detailing at the extensive roof overhangs.

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 a complete record of ownership and occupation have not yet been prepared for this property; however, the current owners acquired the property in 2000.


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

King County GIS Center Property Report (; accessed July 22, 2008)

The house was built in 1902 (King County Property Record Card; King County GIS Center Property Report, accessed July 22, 2008). The King County Property Record Card indicates that the house was remodeled in 1922, and again in 1958.

Detail for 141 39TH AVE / Parcel ID 1954700335 / Inv # 0

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

Photo collection for 141 39TH AVE / Parcel ID 1954700335 / Inv # 0

Photo taken Nov 13, 2007
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