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Summary for 813 S Rose ST S / Parcel ID 7883603575 / Inv #

Historic Name: Unknown Common Name:
Style: Vernacular Neighborhood: South Park
Built By: Year Built: 1898
 
Significance
In the opinion of the survey, this property appears to meet the criteria of the National Register of Historic Places.
In the opinion of the survey, this property appears to meet the criteria of the Seattle Landmarks Preservation Ordinance.
In the opinion of the survey, this property is located in a potential historic districe (National and/or local).
This house is significant because it is an excellent, intact unstylized version of the American Foursquare. It contributes to our understanding of vernacular architecture and to the hisotric streetscape. Little is known of its hisotry at this writing except that it appears on the 1904-1905 Sanborn Map.
 
Appearance
This house is an outstanding example of a simple, unstylized folk version of the American Foursquare. It has a hipped roof and a full width hipped porch supported by square columns. Windows are one-over-one double hung wooden sashes. The asymmetrical entrance shares the first floor fa├žade with a large single light decorative window. Hipped and shed roof additions extend to the rear. According to an elderly neighbor, this house was moved to this lot from the adjoining lot at Rose and Eighth Avenue prior to 1950. This house and its setting contribute to the historic streetscape and this house to our understanding of vernacular architecture.

Detail for 813 S Rose ST S / Parcel ID 7883603575 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Wood - Clapboard Foundation(s): Unknown
Roof Type(s): Hip Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition
Building Type: Domestic - Single Family Plan: Square
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: two
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Integrity
Other: Extensive
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Windows: Intact
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
King County Property Record Card (c. 1938-1972), Washington State Archives.
Sandborn (Insurance) Map Company, Seattle, Washington.

Photo collection for 813 S Rose ST S / Parcel ID 7883603575 / Inv #


Photo taken Jun 01, 1991
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