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Summary for 933 21st AVE / Parcel ID 1338800290 / Inv #

Historic Name: Quinn, Albert S., House Common Name:
Style: Colonial - Georgian Revival Neighborhood: Capitol Hill
Built By: Year Built: 1920
 
Significance
This is a fairly elaborate example of a Georgian Revival house trimmed with terra cotta, called “one of the best on the block” in the 1937 assessor’s data. It was built in 1920; the first identified owner was Albert S. Quinn, who purchased it in 1936. This block is in Capitol Hill Division 6, at the eastern edge of Capitol Hill--the last of the plats of James Moore, the original developer of the neighborhood.
 
Appearance
This house has a side gable form, with brick cladding and extensive terra cotta trim including quoins and a water table. The entry, oriented to the side, has a simple gabled portico. Windows, evenly spaced on each elevation, are six-over-six with terra cotta lintels and sills. On the attic level, quarter-round louvered vents flank the large brick chimney on the east end; the there is a narrow recessed window in the middle of the chimney. On the street (east) elevation is a one-story shed roof open porch with three pairs of fluted columns and a solid balustrade.

Detail for 933 21st AVE / Parcel ID 1338800290 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Brick Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Gable 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
Integrity
Changes to Windows: Intact
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Changes to Plan: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
King County Tax Assessor Records, ca. 1932-1972.
City of Seattle, Department of Planning and Development, Microfilm Records.

Photo collection for 933 21st AVE / Parcel ID 1338800290 / Inv #


Photo taken Oct 17, 2006
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