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Summary for 2609 S Jackson ST S / Parcel ID 1250200560 / Inv #

Historic Name: Unknown Common Name:
Style: Commercial Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1895
In the opinion of the survey, this property is located in a potential historic districe (National and/or local).
This building is one of a group of four commercial vernacular buildings, which as a group are important because they enhance our knowledge of residential development in Seattle and remind us that this was a late 19th and early 20th century commercial hub when Seattle's first streetcar line traversed Yesler Way and Jackson Street. The collection of buildings (2601, 2603, 2609 Jackson and 406 26th Avenue South) contributes to the historic streetscape at this corner and south on 26th Avenue South. The 1904-1905 Sanborn Map indicates this was a fraternal hole so it may also offer information about late 19th and early 20th century social organizations. By 1937 it housed the Jackson Street Cabinet Works and was owned by M. A. Weed.
This rectangular frame building retains its form and decoarative parapet as well as original second floor window frames and entrance configuration. The window sashes have been replaced and storefront covered.

Detail for 2609 S Jackson ST S / Parcel ID 1250200560 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status: INV
Cladding(s): Wood - Clapboard Foundation(s): Brick, Post & Pier
Roof Type(s): Flat Roof Material(s): Other
Building Type: Commercial/Trade - Business Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: two
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture, Commerce
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Original Cladding: Extensive
Changes to Windows: Extensive
Changes to Plan: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
Sanborn (Insurance) Map Company, Seattle, Washington.
King County Tax Assessor Rolls (1892-1910), Washington State Archives

Photo collection for 2609 S Jackson ST S / Parcel ID 1250200560 / Inv #

Photo taken Aug 01, 1991
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