- 912 2nd Ave W, Seattle, WA 98119, United States
- Date Built:
- Original Architect /
- Original Owners:
- Rollin V. Ankeny, Jr. and Eleaonor Ankeny
- The Ankeny-Gowey House is an excellent example of the Shingle style variant of the Queen Anne style.
Historic Seattle’s Role:
Historic Seattle purchased the house in 1980 after being approached by the Gowey family, residents of the house since 1933. After major exterior restoration, the house was sold to a private party who extensively renovated the interior.
Current and Future Uses:
The house continues to be a single family residence in a neighborhood that has been experiencing growing development pressure from large, multifamily projects. Covenants included in the sale of the house (Historic Seattle holds a preservation easement on the exterior), Seattle Landmark designation, and good stewardship by property owners continue to protect the Ankeny/Gowey House and site.