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Summary for 1028 NE 65th ST NE / Parcel ID 3658700110 / Inv # RO002

Historic Name: Standard Radio Common Name: Videophile
Style: Art Deco - Streamline Moderne Neighborhood: Roosevelt
Built By: Year Built: 1947
In the opinion of the survey, this property appears to meet the criteria of the Seattle Landmarks Preservation Ordinance.
This small Streamline Moderne store, with a façade of ceramic tile and glass, is in a style and material that are relatively rare in Seattle. It was built shortly after World War II, showing the continued impact of Moderne on local design. Streamline Moderne developed in the 1930s to evoke the Machine Age and the coming of modernism. The building was built in 1947 as the Standard Radio Company This business remained here through the 1960s, but has now been replaced by two related businesses, selling phonograph supplies and videos.
The façade of this small store is clad with cream-colored tiles, with a black tile base. A curving Moderne canopy shelters the storefronts. The two entries are original, with large display windows in metal frames. The storefronts are angled toward the center, increasing the Moderne feel. The original neon sign, with the word "Standard" remains above the canopy.

Detail for 1028 NE 65th ST NE / Parcel ID 3658700110 / Inv # RO002

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Ceramic tile Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Flat Roof Material(s): Unknown
Building Type: Commercial/Trade - Specialty store Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: one
Unit Theme(s): Commerce
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 1028 NE 65th ST NE / Parcel ID 3658700110 / Inv # RO002

Photo taken Aug 07, 2001
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