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Summary for 814 6TH AVE / Parcel ID 7666202700 / Inv # 0

Historic Name: Metropolitan Grocery Co./ Angela Merlino Building Common Name: Dwinell Visual Systems
Style: Art Deco Neighborhood: Duwamish
Built By: Year Built: 1931
 
Significance

Note:

Very altered building exterior, but of interest because of remaining Art Deco ornament on very altered 6th Ave S fa├žade, (which had ground floor storefronts and double-hung windows at the second level). Associated with the Metropolitan Grocery Company and known as the Angela Merlino Building, the building was sold by Ubaldo Merlino to Robert Valentine in 1944.

 
Appearance

Detail for 814 6TH AVE / Parcel ID 7666202700 / Inv # 0

Status: No - Altered
Classication: Building District Status: INV
Cladding(s): Concrete, Stone - Cast Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Flat with Parapet, Other Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition
Building Type: Commercial/Trade - Business Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Concrete - Poured No. of Stories: two
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture, Commerce
Integrity
Changes to Plan: Slight
Changes to Original Cladding: Extensive
Changes to Windows: Extensive
Storefront: Extensive
Major Bibliographic References
King County Property Record Card (c. 1938-1972), Washington State Archives.
King County Assessor Property Characteristics Report, database at http://www5.metrokc.gov/ --parcel locator

Photo collection for 814 6TH AVE / Parcel ID 7666202700 / Inv # 0


Photo taken Jan 22, 2010
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