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Summary for 173 16th AVE / Parcel ID 3037200145 / Inv #

Historic Name: Unknown Common Name:
Style: Commercial Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1905
 
Significance
In the opinion of the survey, this property appears to meet the criteria of the National Register of Historic Places.
In the opinion of the survey, this property appears to meet the criteria of the Seattle Landmarks Preservation Ordinance.
This building is a rare, intact neighborhood store building with apartments above. This building enhances our knowledge of late 19th and early 20th century neighborhood development.
 
Appearance
This building is a 47' X 64' brick veneer storefront with apartments above. It also has at least one apartment on the first floor. A wood frame storefront with double dorr center entrance and multipanel transoms characterizes the first florr. An open porch separates it from the entrance to a flat; also on the first floor. Upstairs, two three-sided bay windows decorate the 16th Avenue fa├žade and one on the Spruce Street elevation. Part of the building's parapet is missing, but much of the molded cornice is extant. The building originally accommodated six apartments and one store.

Detail for 173 16th AVE / Parcel ID 3037200145 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status: INV
Cladding(s): Brick Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Flat Roof Material(s): Unknown
Building Type: Commercial/Trade - Specialty store Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: two
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture, Commerce
Integrity
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Windows: Slight
Major Bibliographic References
King County Property Record Card (c. 1938-1972), Washington State Archives.

Photo collection for 173 16th AVE / Parcel ID 3037200145 / Inv #


Photo taken Jul 01, 1991
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