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Summary for 905 20TH AVE / Parcel ID 7228502415 / Inv # 0

Historic Name: Common Name:
Style: Queen Anne Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1902
This is a good example of Queen Anne design 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 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.


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

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

A small vernacular house with a pyramidal roof and a hall-and-parlor layout was noted by the surveyor in 2008 and is included in the Assessor's records (King County GIS Center Report and King County Property Record Card) but does not appear on recent Kroll maps. It was built in 1898 according to the King County Property Record Card but was not surveyed.

The front porch extends to the south of the main structure, suggesting a wrap-around porch. The shingle siding at the upper level and the banding of the windows are suggestive of Shingle style work; however, the Tuscan piers, the deep frieze, and the formal glazing pattern at the partial porch enclose lend the main house a Free Classic character.

Detail for 905 20TH AVE / Parcel ID 7228502415 / Inv # 0

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

Photo collection for 905 20TH AVE / Parcel ID 7228502415 / Inv # 0

Photo taken Jun 16, 2008

Photo taken Jun 16, 2008
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