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Summary for 3810 S Edmunds ST S / Parcel ID 1702900695 / Inv #

Historic Name: Rainier Dental Building Common Name:
Style: Modern, Vernacular Neighborhood: Columbia City
Built By: Year Built: 1959
This commercial/office building was built in 1954. Architect James Ellison designed the Rainier Dental Building for Dr. Scharmann. Scharmann’s dental clinic originally occupied the building.
This two story commercial building is of masonry and frame construction and is supported by a concrete foundation. The building has a rectangular plan and a flat roof. The building is clad in brick veneer, vertical wood and concrete block. The fenestration consists of narrow four-part windows on the first story of the main elevation, and two large expansive glass windows on the second story. An inset storefront is located on the west corner of the main elevation. The second story was added sometime before 1959 and is set back slightly front the front elevation.

Detail for 3810 S Edmunds ST S / Parcel ID 1702900695 / Inv #

Status: No - Age
Classication: Building District Status: LR
Cladding(s): Brick, Vertical - Boards Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Flat Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition
Building Type: Health Care- Clinic Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: two
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture, Commerce, Health/Medicine
Changes to Windows: Intact
Storefront: Slight
Changes to Original Cladding: Slight
Changes to Plan: Moderate
Major Bibliographic References
City of Seattle DCLU Microfilm Records.
King County Property Record Card (c. 1938-1972), Washington State Archives.
Polk's Seattle Directories, 1890-1996.

Photo collection for 3810 S Edmunds ST S / Parcel ID 1702900695 / Inv #

Photo taken Mar 22, 2004
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