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Summary for 1417 E Aloha ST E / Parcel ID 1337300160 / Inv #

Historic Name: unknown Common Name:
Style: American Foursquare Neighborhood: Capitol Hill
Built By: Year Built: 1903
This is a good example of an American Forusquare, with the porch extended into a porte cochere, an unusual feature The Foursquare was a popular house form in the first two decades of the 20th century. Capitol Hill has the city’s greatest concentration of American Foursquares--often called the Classic Box or Seattle Box, because of its local popularity. They were built primarily between 1905 and 1910. This house is unusual in having been designed by an architect, as most examples were built by local builders from patterns purchased from magazines. There are typically eight main rooms on two floors--living room, hall, dining room and kitchen downstairs and four bedrooms upstairs. Two reasons for the popularity of the form were that it provided a large amount of space for reasonable cost, and that it could easily be personalized for varying tastes and budgets.

Detail for 1417 E Aloha ST E / Parcel ID 1337300160 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Hold
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Brick, Wood - Clapboard Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Hip Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition
Building Type: Domestic - Single Family Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: two
Unit Theme(s):
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Photo collection for 1417 E Aloha ST E / Parcel ID 1337300160 / Inv #

Photo taken Feb 10, 2006
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