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Summary for 2234 1st AVE / Parcel ID 1977200625 / Inv #

Historic Name: White & Hitchcock Building Common Name: Flying Fish
Style: Art Deco, Commercial Neighborhood: Belltown
Built By: Year Built: 1930
This building, known as the White & Hitchcock Building, was built in 1930, a period when many light industrial facilities were constructed in Belltown. The availability of land at lower prices made it a good location for industrial facilities such as printers who wanted to be close to downtown businesses. In 1937 it housed a printer and the Washington Quilt Manufacturing Company, part of one of the the city's largest industries at the time, the amnufacture and assembly of clothing and other textile products. In recent years the building has been altered with new windows and storefronts. It retains, however, the cast concrete ornamentation in a simplefied Art Deco style.

Detail for 2234 1st AVE / Parcel ID 1977200625 / Inv #

Status: No - Altered
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Concrete Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Flat with Parapet Roof Material(s): Unknown
Building Type: Industry/Processing/Extraction - Manufacturing Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Concrete - Poured No. of Stories: two
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture, Manufacturing/Industry
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Windows: Extensive
Major Bibliographic References
Polk's Seattle Directories, 1890-1996.
King County Tax Assessor Records, ca. 1932-1972.

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Photo taken Mar 18, 2007
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