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Summary for 2118 2nd AVE / Parcel ID 1977201165 / Inv #

Historic Name: Henry's Garage Common Name: Velocity/Saito's
Style: Vernacular Neighborhood: Belltown
Built By: Year Built: 1926
 
Significance
This small commercial building, from 1926, is of reinforced concrete construction, indicating that it was probably built as an auto-related business. Concrete was the preferred construction material for such buildings, for fire safety reasons. In 1937 it housed Henrys Garage, with a center garage entry and a storefront with very large display windows. It has been altered for retail and restaurant use, with new entries and windows. The cast stone fa├žade has been painted black.
 
Appearance

Detail for 2118 2nd AVE / Parcel ID 1977201165 / Inv #

Status: No - Altered
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Concrete, Stone - Cast Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Flat with Parapet Roof Material(s): Unknown
Building Type: Transportation - Road- Related Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Concrete - Poured No. of Stories: one
Unit Theme(s): Commerce
Integrity
Changes to Windows: Moderate
Changes to Original Cladding: Moderate
Changes to Plan: Extensive
Major Bibliographic References
King County Tax Assessor Records, ca. 1932-1972.

Photo collection for 2118 2nd AVE / Parcel ID 1977201165 / Inv #


Photo taken Mar 18, 2007
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