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Summary for 3902 WOODLAND PARK AVE / Parcel ID 3975400210 / Inv # 0

Historic Name: Church of God Common Name: Buddhist Meditation & Study Center
Style: Other Neighborhood: Wallingford
Built By: Year Built: 1928
Before becoming the Buddhist Meditation & Study Center in 1985, the building was known as the Church of God (1926 to c. 1948), Woodland Park Church of God (c. 1948 to 1985) and Korean Community Presbyterian Church (1985 to 2003). The modern addition to the north was added in 1963-64, according to the Assessor. This structure was identified as a building of significance to the Wallingford community by Nyberg and Steinbrueck. The property appears to include three houses, built between 1918 and 1927(at 3901, 3905 and 3915 Midavale Avenue North) and the storefront building immediately to the south of the main facility (the block and lot numbers entered in this record include only the lots on which the church building and addition were built).
The designer has employed a unique approach to style. The building combines elements of romanesque massing and early 20th century utailitarian aesthetic. Even after a series of modifications, the structure possesses an unusual, powerful presence

Detail for 3902 WOODLAND PARK AVE / Parcel ID 3975400210 / Inv # 0

Status: Yes - Hold
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Brick, Shingle, Stucco, Wood, Plywood Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Flat with Parapet Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition
Building Type: Religion - Religious facility Plan: Irregular
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: two
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture, Community Planning/Development, Religion
Changes to Plan: Moderate
Changes to Original Cladding: Slight
Changes to Windows: Moderate
Major Bibliographic References
City of Seattle DCLU Microfilm Records.
King County Property Record Card (c. 1938-1972), Washington State Archives.

Photo collection for 3902 WOODLAND PARK AVE / Parcel ID 3975400210 / Inv # 0

Photo taken Mar 11, 2004
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