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Summary for 4811 Rainier AVE / Parcel ID 1703400025 / Inv #

Historic Name: Seattle First National Bank Common Name: Bank of America
Style: Modern Neighborhood: Columbia City
Built By: Year Built: 1959
This bank building was built in 1959. The architecture firm Jones, Lovegren, Helms and Jones designed the building for the Seattle First National Bank. This lot was the site of J.D. Campbellā€™s Rainier Valley Transfer Company and the homes of J.D. Campbell and Harry Bull.
This one story commercial building is of structural steel and concrete construction. The building has a rectangular plan and a flat roof. The building is clad in concrete, stone and glass. The entrance was originally located on the north side elevation facing a parking lot. The entrance has since been moved to face Rainier Avenue South.

Detail for 4811 Rainier AVE / Parcel ID 1703400025 / Inv #

Status: No - Age
Classication: Building District Status: NR, LR
Cladding(s): Glass, Stone Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Flat Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition
Building Type: Commercial/Trade - Financial Institution Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Steel No. of Stories: one
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture, Commerce
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Changes to Windows: Intact
Changes to Plan: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
City of Seattle DCLU Microfilm Records.
King County Property Record Card (c. 1938-1972), Washington State Archives.
Ochsner, Jeffrey Karl, ed. Shaping Seattle Architecture, A Historical Guide to the Architects. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1994.

Photo collection for 4811 Rainier AVE / Parcel ID 1703400025 / Inv #

Photo taken Mar 22, 2004
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