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Summary for 2410 E Cherry ST E / Parcel ID 0519000290 / Inv #

Historic Name: Walla Walla School Common Name: Horace Mann School
Style: Beaux Arts - Neoclassical Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1902
 
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.
In the opinion of the survey, this property is located in a potential historic districe (National and/or local).
This building is improtant to our understanding of the history of education in Seattle. It is one of the oldest surviving school buildings. It also is important architecturally as representative of the type of frame school building that characterized early education facilities. It is further important for the informaiton it offers about residential development in Seattle. The Walla Walla district was one of the earliest district neighborhoods in the Central Area. By the late 1890's, Minor School at Union and 17th could not accommodate the students from Walla Walla and classes began meeting in a commercial building at East James and 21st. IN November of 1901 a referendum was held and one year later the Walla Walla School opened.
 
Appearance
This is a two story frame school building with hipped roof and neoclassical ornamentation including fluted entrance columns Palladian window and denticulated cornice. Windows are four over four double hung sash and there is a daylight basement.

Detail for 2410 E Cherry ST E / Parcel ID 0519000290 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status: INV
Cladding(s): Wood - Clapboard Foundation(s): Brick
Roof Type(s): Hip Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition
Building Type: Education - School Plan: Irregular
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: two
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture, Education
Integrity
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Changes to Plan: Slight
Changes to Windows: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
Sanborn (Insurance) Map Company, Seattle, Washington.
Seattle Historic Inventory, Central Area, 1979.
King County Plat Records
Seattle P. I., June 6, 1902.

Photo collection for 2410 E Cherry ST E / Parcel ID 0519000290 / Inv #


Photo taken Aug 01, 1991

Photo taken Jun 21, 1979

Photo taken Jun 21, 1979
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