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Summary for 903 16TH AVE / Parcel ID 7234600060 / Inv # 0

Historic Name: Common Name:
Style: American Foursquare, Vernacular Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1904
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 was converted from a single family dwelling to triplex use at some point after 1937 (probably in the last quarter of the twentieth century -- the front entry is addressed as 901 16th Avenue; the entry at the north elevation is addressed as 903 16th Avenue). There is an early single-story addition at the rear. The porch has been substantially altered by replacement of the original flat roof and balustrade with a gable roof with pent and the replacement of four plain but heavy posts with two built up Tuscan piers. Several of the windows have been replaced and doors have been added or modified to serve the triplex function.

Detail for 903 16TH AVE / Parcel ID 7234600060 / Inv # 0

Status: Yes - Hold
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Shingle, Wood, Wood - Clapboard Foundation(s): Brick, 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 Original Cladding: Moderate
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Plan: Moderate
Changes to Windows: Moderate
Major Bibliographic References

Photo collection for 903 16TH AVE / Parcel ID 7234600060 / Inv # 0

Photo taken Jun 16, 2008
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