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Summary for 1609 N 46th ST N / Parcel ID 4083803110 / Inv #

Historic Name: Wallingford Arms Apartments Common Name: Wallingford Arms Apartments
Style: Vernacular Neighborhood: Wallingford
Built By: Year Built: 1926
This three-story apartment building was built in 1926 according to the King County Property Record Card (1937) and the King County Assessor Property Characteristics Report (accessed in 2005). The Assessor did not record the name of the property owner when this property was surveyed by the Assessor’s office in 1937. The building appears to have been acquired by John J. Nelson in 1939 but was sold to Alice J. Picht in 1943. Pacific National Bank acquired the property in 1946. J. F. Farris and wife purchased the property in 1958 but sold the building to another party (whose name is not legible on the King County Property Record Card) the following year. Paul L. Batzle and wife acquired the property in 1968. It is unclear when Ernest and Elaine Henley acquired the property, or from whom; however, the Henleys transferred the property to the current legal owner, Henley Family LLC, in 1998.
This is a three-story, brick clad, wood frame apartment block built over a half basement on a concrete foundation. The building contains 12 apartments. The Assessor noted in his 1937 survey that the building contained 12 sprinklers and 12 built-in radios.

Detail for 1609 N 46th ST N / Parcel ID 4083803110 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Hold
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Brick, Wood Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Flat with Parapet Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition
Building Type: Domestic - Multiple Family Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: three
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture, Community Planning/Development
Changes to Windows: Intact
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
King County Property Record Card (c. 1938-1972), Washington State Archives.

Photo collection for 1609 N 46th ST N / Parcel ID 4083803110 / Inv #

Photo taken Feb 11, 2005
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