Professor and architectural historian Jeffrey Karl Ochsner will present an overview of Seattle's single-family residential architecture from the early years of the city to the 21st century from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 29 at The Seattle Public Library, Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Microsoft Auditorium, Level 1, 206-386-4636 .

Library programs and events are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is encouraged but not required. Parking is available in the Central Library garage for $7.

This lecture will address the development of single-family residential architecture in the Seattle area from the 1880s to the 2000s. The lecture will begin with the house types and styles of the late 19th century and will move through the house types and styles of the 20th century. Ochsner will discuss architects, influences, styles, constructional character and other aspects of residential architecture found in the city and its suburbs.

Ochsner has taught at the University of Washington for 29 years. He has written or edited five books about Seattle's architectural and urban history, including "Shaping Seattle Architecture: A Historical Guide to the Architects."