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Summary for 2330 3rd AVE / Parcel ID 0656000585 / Inv #

Historic Name: Northwest Film Service Common Name: Seattle Custom Framing
Style: Commercial Neighborhood: Belltown
Built By: Year Built: 1918
 
Significance
This solid brick building was originally a garage and later used as a warehouse. When it was built in 1918 it was one of the earlier and larger garages in the area. By 1938 it was the Pacific Truck Express garage, which may have been used to distribute films throughout the Northwest. In 1948 there were four related tenants: Inland Northwest Film Service, Local Film Delivery, Northwest Film Service and, to round it out, a wholesale popcorn company. It was later converte to office use, with the garage door replaced.
 
Appearance
This building was notable for its large folding wood garage door in the center of the front fa├žade, and the expanses of multipaned windows. These were all removed to convert the building to office use, with a modern recessed entry, modern display windows throughout and a brick planter along the front.

Detail for 2330 3rd AVE / Parcel ID 0656000585 / Inv #

Status: No - Altered
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Brick Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Flat with Parapet Roof Material(s): Unknown
Building Type: Commercial/Trade - Warehouse Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Brick No. of Stories: one
Unit Theme(s): Entertainment/Recreation, Transportation
Integrity
Changes to Plan: Moderate
Changes to Windows: Extensive
Changes to Original Cladding: Moderate
Major Bibliographic References
King County Tax Assessor Records, ca. 1932-1972.

Photo collection for 2330 3rd AVE / Parcel ID 0656000585 / Inv #


Photo taken Jul 05, 2006
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