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Summary for 300 ELLIOTT AVE / Parcel ID 1992200170 / Inv # 0

Historic Name: Common Name:
Style: Modern - Brutalism Neighborhood: Queen Anne
Built By: Year Built: 1981
This commercial building was constructed in 1981 according to the  King County Assessor in the Uptown neighborhood. Architect Chris Simons of Chester Lindsey Architects designed the building for owner-developer Martin Selig. Cruise line Holland America was a tenant in the building until 2015.

Constructed in 1981, this reinforced concrete professional office building encompasses nearly the entire triangular block bounded by W Harrison Street to the north, Elliott Avenue W to the southwest, and Third Avenue W to the east. The building’s site slopes down to the west and south from its northeast corner. The building at 300 Elliott Avenue W, originally known as the Elliott Avenue Office Park, is a typical 1980s office building with Brutalist style elements and has a flat roof with parapet. The 5-story building stands on a poured concrete foundation. The building has an irregular form. It’s northeast and southwest corners each feature a concave curve with the southwest curve deeper and broader. The northeast corner of the site features a tired planter with a curve, that reflects the curve of the building. The building features horizontal bands of windows with precast concrete spandrels. Brick veneer has been applied to the spandrels, but are laid vertically rather than horizontally. A penthouse mechanical unit caps the building.

The building retains integrity and is a distinctive example of a 1980s professional office building.

Detail for 300 ELLIOTT AVE / Parcel ID 1992200170 / Inv # 0

Status: Yes - Hold
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Brick Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Flat with Parapet Roof Material(s): Unknown
Building Type: Commercial/Trade - Professional Plan: Irregular
Structural System: Concrete - Poured No. of Stories: five
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Windows: Intact
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
King County Property Record Card (c. 1938-1972), Washington State Archives.

Photo collection for 300 ELLIOTT AVE / Parcel ID 1992200170 / Inv # 0

Photo taken Feb 26, 2018

Photo taken Feb 26, 2018

Photo taken Jan 01, 1900
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