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Summary for 2603 Jackson ST / Parcel ID 1250200570 / Inv #

Historic Name: Unknown Common Name:
Style: Commercial Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1915
In the opinion of the survey, this property is located in a potential historic districe (National and/or local).
This building is one of a group of four commercial vernacular buildings, which as a group are important because they enhance our knowledge of residential development in Seattle and remind us that this was a late 19th and early 20th century commercial hub when Seattle's first streetcar line traversed Yesler Way and Jackson Street. The collection of buildings (2601, 2603, 2609 Jackson and 406 26th Avenue South) contributes to the historic streetscape at this corner and south on 26th Avenue South. This property was acquired by M. A. Weed in 1915. In 1937 it was L. O. Mershon's Garage.
This rectangular, one story building is solid concrete. Built as an automobile repair shop, it has an asymmetrical storefront entrance with a garage door bay to the side. The storefront is partially covered and the garage doors have been altered.

Detail for 2603 Jackson ST / Parcel ID 1250200570 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status: INV
Cladding(s): Concrete Foundation(s): Unknown
Roof Type(s): Flat Roof Material(s): Other
Building Type: Commercial/Trade - Specialty store Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Concrete - Poured No. of Stories: one
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture, Commerce
Changes to Windows: Moderate
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
Sanborn (Insurance) Map Company, Seattle, Washington.
King County Tax Assessor Rolls (1892-1910), Washington State Archives

Photo collection for 2603 Jackson ST / Parcel ID 1250200570 / Inv #

Photo taken Aug 01, 1991
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