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Summary for 2213-19 4th AVE / Parcel ID 0694000125 / Inv #

Historic Name: Tasty Lunch Common Name: Spitfire
Style: Commercial Neighborhood: Belltown
Built By: Year Built: 1924
This is a typical commercial building that originally had four storefronts. In 1937 it housed the Sing Tong laundry, a beauty shop, tailor, an auto repair company and a café called Tasty Lunch. Behind it at that time, on the same parcel, was a large house called the Lee Apartments, dating from 1897. This building was constructed in front of that one in 1924. It was altered in 1970 with new display windows that are generally compatible with the style of the building.

Detail for 2213-19 4th AVE / Parcel ID 0694000125 / Inv #

Status: No - Altered
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Concrete, Stucco Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Flat with Parapet Roof Material(s): Unknown
Building Type: Commercial/Trade - Business Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Concrete - Poured No. of Stories: one
Unit Theme(s): Commerce
Changes to Plan: Slight
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 2213-19 4th AVE / Parcel ID 0694000125 / Inv #

Photo taken Mar 18, 2007
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