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Summary for 2231 2nd AVE / Parcel ID 1977200631 / Inv #

Historic Name: Perry's Machine Shop Common Name: Spa Noir
Style: Italian - Italianate, Vernacular Neighborhood: Belltown
Built By: Year Built: 1900
This small two-story vernacular building and the building to the north (on the same parcel) are among the oldest remaining structures in Belltown. They stand out because of their high degree of integrity, a reminder of Belltown's early character. This building appears to be the older one, built about 1900. It has had a wide variety of uses over the years; in the 1930s-40s it was a machine shop, illustrating the varied activities that occurred in Belltown in that period.
This small two-story building has a relatively intact single storefront with large display windows with transoms. The second story has aluminum-framed windows. It is of wood frame construction clad with red brick, with a corbelled cornice. In the 1930s-40s it was a machine shop

Detail for 2231 2nd AVE / Parcel ID 1977200631 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Hold
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Brick Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Flat with Parapet Roof Material(s): Unknown
Building Type: Commercial/Trade - Business Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: two
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture, Commerce
Storefront: Intact
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Windows: Moderate
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
Polk's Seattle Directories, 1890-1996.
King County Tax Assessor Records, ca. 1932-1972.

Photo collection for 2231 2nd AVE / Parcel ID 1977200631 / Inv #

Photo taken Mar 18, 2007
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