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Summary for 1412 21ST AVE / Parcel ID 7228501000 / Inv # 0

Historic Name: Common Name:
Style: Queen Anne - Free Classic Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1905
This is a fairly typical example of Queen Anne -- Free Classic architecture exhibiting a high degree of 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. The structure is located in a portion of the Central Area also known as the East Madison district.

A complete permit history, and a complete record of ownership and occupation have not yet been prepared for this property.


King County GIS Center Property Report (; accessed August 19, 2008)

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

This is a two story, clapboard and shingle clad, wood frame single-family residence on a concrete foundation, over a full basement. The back porch appears to be built on a post and pier foundation. The rectangular plan is capped by a hip roof with intersecting, front-facing gable moderate overhangs, and enclosed soffits. The entry porch is capped by a hip roof with less extensive overhangs.

The windows and doors are characterized by patterns and details customarily associated with Queen Anne design. The hip roof with intersecting gable and the cut away bays are typical features of that style. The built-up, rectilinear Tuscan piers at the entry porch, the porch entablature, and the deep frieze at the base of the main roof are Free Classic elements.

This house was built in 1905 according to both the King County Property Record Card and the King County GIS Center Property Report.

The cladding may have been repaired or refurbished. Cladding at the base of the porch may have been altered.

Detail for 1412 21ST AVE / Parcel ID 7228501000 / Inv # 0

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

Photo collection for 1412 21ST AVE / Parcel ID 7228501000 / Inv # 0

Photo taken Jun 11, 2008
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