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Summary for 2951 1ST AVE / Parcel ID 7666207410 / Inv # 0

Historic Name: C. J. Young Iron Works/ former address: 2959 1st Ave S Common Name: Growing Green Interiors (bldg 2 from 1940s)
Style: Art Deco - Streamline Moderne, Other - Industrial Neighborhood: Duwamish
Built By: Year Built: 1942

This building is one of two buildings occupied by the C. J. Young Iron Works on this parcel during the 1930s and 1940s. It has retained a good degree of integrity. It was built in 1941, but remodeled in 1942. It adjoins an older and more altered heavy timber shed building, built about 1912, also used by the C. J. Young Iron Works during the 1930s and 1940s.  


This is the southern building of two buildings, located on the same parcel. It now has a straight parapet, although, from the street, a gabled skylight is partially visible. The first level is characterized by Moderne entry, with curved surrounds, partially made of glass block. There are three large openings filled with steel sash to the north and a long opening to the south, also filled with multi-pane sash, with long and fairly large panes. The second level has a relatively small window opening at each end of the façade.

Detail for 2951 1ST AVE / Parcel ID 7666207410 / Inv # 0

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status: LR, INV
Cladding(s): Brick, Concrete, Glass - Glass Block Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Flat with Parapet, Gable Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition, Other
Building Type: Industry/Processing/Extraction - Manufacturing Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: No. of Stories:
Unit Theme(s): Commerce, Manufacturing/Industry
Changes to Plan: Slight
Changes to Original Cladding: Slight
Changes to Windows: Intact
Storefront: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
King County Property Record Card (c. 1938-1972), Washington State Archives.
Drawings, Microfiche Files, Department of Planning and Development.
King County Assessor Property Characteristics Report, database at --parcel locator

Photo collection for 2951 1ST AVE / Parcel ID 7666207410 / Inv # 0

Photo taken Jan 10, 2010
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