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Summary for 8117 10th AVE / Parcel ID 7327900910 / Inv #

Historic Name: Unknown Common Name:
Style: Vernacular Neighborhood: South Park
Built By: Year Built: 1900
 
Significance
In the opinion of the survey, this property is located in a potential historic districe (National and/or local).
This house appears on the 1904-1905 Sanborn map just south of a stable, the second floor of which housed the town hall. The commercial buildings across the street from it stood on the Duwamish River bank before its alteration in 1914. This house is important for the information it yields about 19th Century South Park and its vernacular architecture. Hugh or Hugo V. Didrickson held title in 1939.
 
Appearance
This two story housetakes the basic form of the typical gable front folk house that characterized early South Park, but because it is larger scaled and the fa├žade enriched by a cutaway bay with balcony above and a pedimented entrance porch, the house offers us a local interpretation of the Queen Anne style. Asbestos siding covers the original and some of the original one-over-one double hung wooden sash have been replaced. Sited on a prominent corner lot facing the tiny park at Dallas and Southern Avenues, this house and its setting contribute to the historic streetscape.

Detail for 8117 10th AVE / Parcel ID 7327900910 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Shingle - Concrete/Asbestos Foundation(s): Unknown
Roof Type(s): Gable 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): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Integrity
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Windows: Moderate
Changes to Original Cladding: Extensive
Major Bibliographic References
King County Property Record Card (c. 1938-1972), Washington State Archives.
Sanborn (Insurance) Map Company, Seattle, Washington.

Photo collection for 8117 10th AVE / Parcel ID 7327900910 / Inv #


Photo taken Jun 01, 1991
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