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Summary for 801 Alaskan WAY / Parcel ID 7666202620 / Inv #

Historic Name: Colman Dock Common Name: Colman Dock/ Washington State Ferry Terminal
Style: Modern Neighborhood: Downtown Urban Center
Built By: Year Built: 1966
 
Significance
(Built at the location of a succession of Colman Dock pier buildings,constructed between the 1900s and the 1930s. The most well-known of the early Colman Docks had a clock tower and a domed waiting room and was completed in 1908. It was destroyed in a fire in 1912. The dock previous to the present one dated from 1938 and was designed in the Art Deco Style. This one dates from 1966, but was extensively remodeled in the 1990s. More recently, around 2005, the interior at the second level of the building was also redone. Please see context statement for information on previous versions of the Colman Dock).
 
Appearance

Detail for 801 Alaskan WAY / Parcel ID 7666202620 / Inv #

Status: No - Altered
Classication: Building District Status: INV
Cladding(s): Concrete, Concrete - Block, Metal Foundation(s): Other
Roof Type(s): Flat Roof Material(s): Unknown
Building Type: Transportation - Water- Related Plan: Irregular
Structural System: Mixed No. of Stories: two
Unit Theme(s): Commerce, Transportation
Integrity
Changes to Windows: Moderate
Changes to Original Cladding: Extensive
Changes to Plan: Moderate
Major Bibliographic References
King County Property Record Card (c. 1938-1972), Washington State Archives.
Sheridan, Mimi. “SR 99: Alaskan Way Viaduct and Seawall Replacement Project Historic Resources Inventory.” Draft, ca. 2004.
Dorpat, Paul. Seattle Waterfront: An Illustrated History. Seattle, June 2005.

Photo collection for 801 Alaskan WAY / Parcel ID 7666202620 / Inv #


Photo taken Sep 05, 2006
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