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Summary for 971 20TH AVE / Parcel ID 7228502315 / Inv # 0

Historic Name: Common Name:
Style: Queen Anne, 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 structure functioned as a two family residence when it was surveyed by the Assessor in 1937. The single story extension at the rear of the structure may have been an early addition; the extension appears to have been remodeled at some point since 1937. The two cottage windows facing the street have been altered by simplification or replacement of their upper sashes. Some other windows may have been replaced in kind. A window that once opened to the deck over the porch has been removed and the opening filled. The front door appears to have been replaced. A less substantial railing has replaced the original balustrade at this rooftop deck.

Detail for 971 20TH AVE / Parcel ID 7228502315 / Inv # 0

Status: Yes - Hold
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Wood, Wood - Clapboard, Wood - Drop siding Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Flat, Hip Roof Material(s): Unknown, Asphalt/Composition-Shingle
Building Type: Domestic - Multiple Family Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: two
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Plan: Moderate
Changes to Original Cladding: Slight
Changes to Windows: Moderate
Major Bibliographic References

Photo collection for 971 20TH AVE / Parcel ID 7228502315 / Inv # 0

Photo taken Jun 16, 2008
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