Home Page
Link to Seattle Department of Neighborhoods home page

Seattle Historical Sites

New Search

Summary for 909 16TH AVE / Parcel ID 7234600055 / Inv # 0

Historic Name: Common Name:
Style: Queen Anne Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1901
This is an example of transitional design incorporating Queen Anne detailing but anticipating some characteristics of the Craftsman style. The structure's integrity has been compromised by replacement of the windows.

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 and the structure next door at 907 16th Avenue are nearly identical (though the plans appear reversed) and were almost certainly built as a matched pair. (In the photos, the building on the left is the structure at 907 16th Avenue; the building on the right is the structure at 909 16th Avenue.)

Detail for 909 16TH AVE / Parcel ID 7234600055 / Inv # 0

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

Photo collection for 909 16TH AVE / Parcel ID 7234600055 / Inv # 0

Photo taken Jun 16, 2008

Photo taken Jun 16, 2008
App v2.0.1.0