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Summary for 113 12th AVE / Parcel ID 9826700295 / Inv # FH004

Historic Name: Crane Cleaners Common Name: SAW Gallery
Style: Art Deco Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1931
 
Significance
This building exhibits the use of the Art Deco style to ornament even the smallest buildings. The narrow concrete structure was a dry cleaning plant for many years and is now used as an art gallery. The major features are the four pilasters flanking the front entry and windows, topped with stepped Art Deco-style ornament. A similar building is located next door, but it has been altered.
 
Appearance
This solid concrete structure is long and narrow, with only 22 feet of street frontage but 100 feet of depth. It has a high degree of architectural integrity, with original 16-light metal industrial sash on the front elevation. The front also has four concrete pilasters with stepped Art Deco ornament.

Detail for 113 12th AVE / Parcel ID 9826700295 / Inv # FH004

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status: INV
Cladding(s): Concrete - Block Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Flat Roof Material(s): Unknown
Building Type: Commercial/Trade - Specialty store Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: No. of Stories: one
Unit Theme(s): Commerce
Integrity
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Windows: Intact
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
King County Property Record Card (c. 1938-1972), Washington State Archives.
Polk's Seattle Directories, 1890-1996.

Photo collection for 113 12th AVE / Parcel ID 9826700295 / Inv # FH004


Photo taken Oct 17, 2001
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