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Summary for 2116 4th AVE / Parcel ID 0696000015 / Inv #

Historic Name: Speed Roberts Auto Repair Common Name: Dean's Transmission
Style: Commercial Neighborhood: Belltown
Built By: Year Built: 1929
 
Significance
This 1929 building was one of numerous auto repair garages then in the vicinity. However, it is one of the few that remains in its original use today. It is of concrete construction with a fa├žade of brick and cast stone, typical for auto-related buildings, due to concerns about fire safety. In 1937 it housed Speed Roberts auto repair, with other auto uses in the northern storefronts. The storefronts have been somewhat altered, the transoms have been covered with wood and the garage doors replaced.
 
Appearance

Detail for 2116 4th AVE / Parcel ID 0696000015 / 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: Transportation - Road- Related Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Concrete - Poured No. of Stories: one
Unit Theme(s): Commerce
Integrity
Changes to Original Cladding: Slight
Changes to Windows: Moderate
Changes to Plan: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
King County Tax Assessor Records, ca. 1932-1972.

Photo collection for 2116 4th AVE / Parcel ID 0696000015 / Inv #


Photo taken Mar 18, 2007
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