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Summary for 4725 15th AVE / Parcel ID 8816400250 / Inv # UD065

Historic Name: Wayfarer Cooperative Common Name:
Style: Other Neighborhood: University
Built By: Year Built: 1923
This building is significant as an intact, simple brick box style apartment building in the University District.
The Wayfarer Cooperative Building is a simple three-story brick box style apartment. The building footprint is T-shaped. The main entrance, slightly recessed, is surrounded by a small porch with engaged columns topped with a balustrade. The canopy above the entrance was probably added later. The balustrade creates a balcony-like decorative surround for the multi-paned windows above the entrance. Above this second story window is another multi-paned window with a miniature balcony, flanked by narrow double-hung windows. On each side of the entrance is one three-part double-hung window and one single double-hung window, which are repeated on the floors above. There are decorative keystones above the windows. This apartment building is relatively intact.

Detail for 4725 15th AVE / Parcel ID 8816400250 / Inv # UD065

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Brick, Terra cotta Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Flat Roof Material(s): Other
Building Type: Domestic - Multiple Family Plan: Irregular
Structural System: Masonry - Unreinforced No. of Stories: three
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture, Commerce
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Windows: Intact
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
City of Seattle DCLU Microfilm Records.
King County Property Record Card (c. 1938-1972), Washington State Archives.
Nielsen, Roy. UniverCity: The Story of The University District in Seattle. Seattle: University Lions Foundation, 1986.

Photo collection for 4725 15th AVE / Parcel ID 8816400250 / Inv # UD065

Photo taken Jan 25, 2002
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