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Summary for 3909 S BURNS ST S / Parcel ID 8101900155 / Inv # 0

Historic Name: Common Name:
Style: Gothic Neighborhood: Beacon Hill
Built By: Year Built: 1931
 
Significance
The house at 3909 S Burns Street is a single-family dwelling.
 
Appearance
The house at 3909 S Burns Street is located in South Seattle. It is on the south side of the street and faces north. The structure was built in 1931 (according to the county assessor) in the Gothic Revival style. The house has a rectangular plan and stands on a poured concrete foundation. The 1.5-story platform frame building has a side gable roof clad in asphalt composition shingles. The wall cladding is clinker brick. The plan, cladding and windows all appear intact. There are changes to the detached garage.

Detail for 3909 S BURNS ST S / Parcel ID 8101900155 / Inv # 0

Status:
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Brick - Clinker Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Gable Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition-Shingle
Building Type: Domestic - Single Family Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: one & ½
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Integrity
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Windows: Intact
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Other: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
Shaping Seattle Architecture: A Historical Guide to the Architects. Jeffrey Karl Ochsner, ed. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1994.
Dorpat, Paul, “101 The Railroad Avenue Elevated,” Seattle, Now and Then, Seattle: Tartu Publications, 1984.
Bagley, Clarence B. History of Seattle, Washington. Chicago: S.J. Clarke, 1916.
Berner, Richard. Seattle 1921-1940: From Boom to Bust. Seattle: Charles Press, 1992.

Photo collection for 3909 S BURNS ST S / Parcel ID 8101900155 / Inv # 0


Photo taken Oct 14, 2009

Photo taken Jul 24, 2009

Photo taken Jul 24, 2009

Photo taken Jul 24, 2009

Photo taken Jul 24, 2009
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