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Summary for 2456 1ST AVE / Parcel ID 7666206105 / Inv # 0

Historic Name: D. A. Johnson Hardwood Company/ Sherman Supply Common Name: Sherman Supply
Style: Modern Neighborhood: Duwamish
Built By: Year Built: 1921

[Very Altered: Original wooden facade reclad in metal siding and windows also replaced. This building originally appears to have  served as addition or wing of the industrial shed building, now at 2462 1st S, which is much more intact and is also now considered part of another parcel.

Occupied first by D. A. Johnson Hardwood Company and, at the end of World War II, by Sherman Supply, a well-known Seattle plumbing supplier. Sherman Supply stayed for “ 6 decades.” until it was asked to leave,  to accommodate the Link Light Rail, (which wound up not affecting the property, after all).

Additional source

Dan Raley,Tidelands to Tomorrow, the History of Seattle’s SoDo, Seattle: Fairgreens Publishing, LLC, 2010, p 30-31.]


Detail for 2456 1ST AVE / Parcel ID 7666206105 / Inv # 0

Status: No - Altered
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Metal - Aluminum Siding, Wood Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Monitor Roof Material(s): Unknown
Building Type: Industry/Processing/Extraction - Manufacturing Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Braced Frame No. of Stories: one
Unit Theme(s): Commerce, Manufacturing/Industry
Changes to Plan: Slight
Changes to Original Cladding: Extensive
Changes to Windows: Extensive
Storefront: Extensive
Major Bibliographic References
King County Property Record Card (c. 1938-1972), Washington State Archives.
King County Assessor Property Characteristics Report, database at --parcel locator

Photo collection for 2456 1ST AVE / Parcel ID 7666206105 / Inv # 0

Photo taken Jan 10, 2010
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