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Summary for 2230 8th AVE / Parcel ID 0660000445 / Inv #

Historic Name: Harmon Pray & Detrich Common Name: Seattle Piano Gallery
Style: Modern Neighborhood: Denny Triangle
Built By: Year Built: 1966
This buidling, constructed in 1966, was the offices of Harmon Pray and Detrich, an architectural firm that designed the IBEW building (1949) and the Seattle Labor Temple addition (1955). This is one of several smaller commercial buildings built in this underdeveloped area in the 1960s, around the time of the World’s Fair held at nearby Seattle Center in 1962.
The façade of this concrete building is recessed, with the projecting roof supported by a series of hexagonal concrete columns. The façade is clad with concrete aggregate, similar to that on the floor of the entry. The rest of the main façade is primarily glass panels, which appear to have been replaced.

Detail for 2230 8th AVE / Parcel ID 0660000445 / Inv #

Status: No - Altered
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Concrete, Concrete - Block Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Flat Roof Material(s): Unknown
Building Type: Commercial/Trade - Professional Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Concrete - Block No. of Stories: one
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Original Cladding: Unknown
Changes to Windows: Moderate
Major Bibliographic References
King County Tax Assessor Records, ca. 1932-1972.

Photo collection for 2230 8th AVE / Parcel ID 0660000445 / Inv #

Photo taken Mar 18, 2007
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