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Summary for 2703 E YESLER WAY E / Parcel ID 3796000106 / Inv # 0

Historic Name: Common Name:
Style: Queen Anne - Free Classic Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1902
This is a fairly typical example of Queen Anne architecture with a slight Free Classic flavor. Despite some minor alterations and the replacement of most of the windows, the structure maintains a high degree of design integrity.

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 Seattleā€™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 house appears to have been owned by Morris Levy from about 1919 until at least 1937. The current owner appears to have acquired the property prior to the 1980s.


King County GIS Center Property Report (; accessed August 18, 2008)

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

This is a two -story, clapboard, shingle and vertical board siding clad, wood frame single-family residence n a concrete foundation, over a half basement. Based on notations on the King County Property Record Card, the porch appears to be built on a post and beam or concrete block foundations. The slightly irregular plan is capped by a cross gable roof with quite moderate overhangs and enclosed soffits.

The windows and doors are characterized by patterns and details customarily associated with Queen Anne design. The steeply sloped cross gable roof, the
slightly irregular floor plan, the decorative shingle siding in the gables and the decorative barge boards, and the cutaway bay under the projecting cross-gable at the south elevation are all distinctively Queen Anne elements.

This house was built in 1902. An original porch at the rear appears to have been expanded and at least partially enclosed in 1938 (Permit # 328400 per King County Property Record Card). All of the windows appear to have been replaced with vinyl units or aluminum units painted white.

Detail for 2703 E YESLER WAY E / Parcel ID 3796000106 / Inv # 0

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

Photo collection for 2703 E YESLER WAY E / Parcel ID 3796000106 / Inv # 0

Photo taken May 18, 2008
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