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Summary for 1502 19TH AVE / Parcel ID 7228502240 / Inv # 0

Historic Name: Common Name:
Style: American Foursquare, Vernacular Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1904
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. 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

The windows and doors are characterized by patterns and details customarily associated with Queen Anne architecture. The exposed rafter tails at all of the roofs and the large built up piers at the entry porch are Craftsman style elements. The details are applied to a foursquare scheme (or vernacular pyramidal form). The dormers suggest a cruciform plan at the upper level.

Some windows appear to have been moved and/or replaced at the north elevation. The house was clad with composition shakes for several years after the late 1950s but has been returned to its original appearance. The ends of the rafters are partially obscured by added gutters.

Detail for 1502 19TH AVE / Parcel ID 7228502240 / Inv # 0

Status: Yes - Hold
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Wood, Wood - Clapboard Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Hip 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
Major Bibliographic References

Photo collection for 1502 19TH AVE / Parcel ID 7228502240 / Inv # 0

Photo taken Jun 16, 2008
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