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Summary for 423 S HORTON ST S / Parcel ID 1327300006 / Inv # 0

Historic Name: J. P. Ruddy & Co. (Fumigant company) Common Name: Paratek
Style: Vernacular Neighborhood: Duwamish
Built By: Year Built: 1942
Plat: Canal Waterway, Block: 11

"This building moved from Pier 40.. Building was wrecked & rebuilt. No metal used at all.." (King County Tax Assessor's Record card). At this site, the building operated as a "fumigator building." From other notes, it seems possible that the original building dated from 1919. Early clerestory windows at main, north elevation.


Detail for 423 S HORTON ST S / Parcel ID 1327300006 / Inv # 0

Status: No - Age
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Metal, Wood Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Flat with Parapet, Gable Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition-Shingle
Building Type: Commercial/Trade - Business Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: two
Unit Theme(s): Manufacturing/Industry
Changes to Plan: Slight
Changes to Original Cladding: Extensive
Changes to Windows: Extensive
Storefront: Extensive
Major Bibliographic References
King County Assessor Property Characteristics Report, database at --parcel locator

Photo collection for 423 S HORTON ST S / Parcel ID 1327300006 / Inv # 0

Photo taken Jan 25, 2010
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