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Summary for 975 20TH AVE / Parcel ID 7228502311 / Inv # 0

Historic Name: Common Name:
Style: Queen Anne - Shingle Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1905
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 house was built in 1905 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 1925; however, the extent of the work undertaken at that time is not indicated.

The structure has functioned as a duplex at least since is was surveyed by the Assessor in 1937. There is an awkward two story addition at the southwest corner of the structure that was completed prior to 1937. Aluminum storm windows have been added at many of the window openings. The windows at siding at the early addition do not appear to be original.Composition siding designed to mimic brick veneer covered the original siding for several years beginning in the early 1950s; however, most of the structure has since been returned to a condition closely resembling its initial appearance.

Detail for 975 20TH AVE / Parcel ID 7228502311 / Inv # 0

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

Photo collection for 975 20TH AVE / Parcel ID 7228502311 / Inv # 0

Photo taken Jun 16, 2008

Photo taken Jun 16, 2008

Photo taken Jun 16, 2008
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