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Summary for 700 22nd AVE / Parcel ID 9126101695 / Inv #

Historic Name: Unknown Common Name:
Style: Vernacular Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1895
In the opinion of the survey, this property is located in a potential historic districe (National and/or local).
This building is a rare relatively intact example of a late 19th century church. It enhances our knowledge of vernacular architecture and residential development in Seattle. This block was not mapped on the 1893 Sanborn Map but this building appears labeled as a Presbyterian Church on the 1904-1905 map. Grace Presbyterian Church held title by 1914.
This simple vernacular church is a rectangular, gabled box with little adornment except the focal window on 22nd Street. It is a large round area multilight window accented by wooden shingles ,which fill the gable and arch around the window.

Detail for 700 22nd AVE / Parcel ID 9126101695 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status: INV
Cladding(s): Shingle, Wood, Wood - Shiplap Foundation(s): Post & Pier
Roof Type(s): Gable Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition
Building Type: Religion - Religious facility Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: two
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture, Religion
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Windows: Slight
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
Sanborn (Insurance) Map Company, Seattle, Washington.
King County Tax Assessor Rolls (1892-1910), Washington State Archives

Photo collection for 700 22nd AVE / Parcel ID 9126101695 / Inv #

Photo taken Aug 01, 1991

Photo taken Aug 01, 1979
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