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Summary for 2106 5th AVE / Parcel ID 0660000010 / Inv #

Historic Name: Towne Center Motel Common Name: King's Inn
Style: Modern Neighborhood: Belltown
Built By: Year Built: 1957
 
Significance
This motel was built in 1957-58, a period of intensive motel development in this vicinity. Auto travel was becoming very popular following the austerity of the Depression and World War II. This building is typical in form, with a U-shaped plan around a courtyard used for parking. An open walkway on each floor provides access to each unit. Cladding is primarily concrete block, with vertical wood on the inside of the U and stone (painted white) on the street fa├žade. The windows have been replaced with more modern sash.
 
Appearance

Detail for 2106 5th AVE / Parcel ID 0660000010 / Inv #

Status: No - Altered
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Concrete - Block, Stone, Vertical - Boards Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Flat Roof Material(s): Unknown
Building Type: Domestic - Hotel Plan: U-Shape
Structural System: Concrete - Block No. of Stories: three
Unit Theme(s): Transportation
Integrity
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Changes to Windows: Moderate
Major Bibliographic References
King County Tax Assessor Records, ca. 1932-1972.

Photo collection for 2106 5th AVE / Parcel ID 0660000010 / Inv #


Photo taken Jul 05, 2006
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