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Summary for 955 20TH AVE / Parcel ID 7228502340 / Inv # 0

Historic Name: Common Name:
Style: Vernacular Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1902
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.


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

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

This house was built in 1902 according to both the King County Property Record Card and the King County GIS Center Property Report. According to the King County Property Record Card, the house was remodeled in 1910 & 1937; however, the extent of the work undertaken at that time is not indicated.

The structured functioned as a three unit apartment building when is was surveyed by the Assessor in 1938; however, at some point since that date, the structure was converted to single family use. A large extension at the back of the structure -- forming one leg of the L-shape plan -- may be an early addition. The original cladding has been replaced or covered with aluminum siding. The porch railing is no longer visible from the street and may have been removed.

Detail for 955 20TH AVE / Parcel ID 7228502340 / Inv # 0

Status: Yes - Hold
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Metal - Aluminum Siding, Wood Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Gable, Hip Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition-Shingle
Building Type: Domestic - Multiple Family Plan: L-Shape
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: two
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Changes to Plan: Moderate
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Windows: Intact
Changes to Original Cladding: Extensive
Major Bibliographic References

Photo collection for 955 20TH AVE / Parcel ID 7228502340 / Inv # 0

Photo taken Jun 16, 2008
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