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Summary for 172 23rd AVE / Parcel ID Not noted / Inv #

Historic Name: Friends Church Common Name: Curry Temple Christian Methodist Episcopal Church
Style: Greek Revival Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1907
This building is the location of Seattle's first Quaker Church. The congregaiton built this building in 1907. (see also 2315 Spruce Street.)
A simple, classical design, this Greek Revival Church is characterized by a strong front facing gable roof with full width inset porch supported by four columns; 2 Ionic and 2 Doric. Clad in brick; it has masonry keystones above each window and masonry lintels below. The original buiding is rectangular but subsequent additions have created a T-shaped mass.

Detail for 172 23rd AVE / Parcel ID Not noted / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status: INV
Cladding(s): Brick Foundation(s): Unknown
Roof Type(s): Gable Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition
Building Type: Religion - Religious facility Plan: T-Shape
Structural System: Unknown No. of Stories: one
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture, Religion
Changes to Windows: Extensive
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
Polk's Seattle Directories, 1890-1996.
Seattle Daily Bulletin, September 16, 1907

Photo collection for 172 23rd AVE / Parcel ID Not noted / Inv #

Photo taken Jun 20, 1979
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