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Summary for 1135-1139 34th AVE / Parcel ID 715200340 / Inv # CA004

Historic Name: Madrona Pharmacy Common Name: Pure Manifestations
Style: Commercial Neighborhood: Madrona
Built By: Year Built: 1907
This is an early mixed use building for this neighborhood, built in 1907. It is positioned on a key corner of the Madrona neighborhood, and is one of relatively few remaining wood-clad mixed-use buildings. Its square bay windows are typical of this early period of construction. In 1937 it had three stores including a drug store, on the first floor, with three large apartments above. The Madrona Pharmacy remained for more several decades. The storefronts were modernized in 1959. The building also served as the original home of Epiphany Episcopal Parish until they moved into their new church, designed by architect Ellsworth Storey. Despite alterations, the building is significant for its age, location, architectural form, and local history.
This two-story building is clad with narrow wood clapboard. It has a pronounced wood cornice with modillions, and a belt course between the two stories. The modillions are repeated beneath the square suspended bays at the corners and over the main storefront. The main storefront on 34th Street is intact, with a recessed wood door and wood-framed display windows with transoms. The other storefronts have been modernized, as have the second floor windows.

Detail for 1135-1139 34th AVE / Parcel ID 715200340 / Inv # CA004

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Wood, Wood - Clapboard Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Flat Roof Material(s): Unknown
Building Type: Domestic - Multiple Family Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: two
Unit Theme(s): Community Planning/Development
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Windows: Moderate
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
King County Property Record Card (c. 1938-1972), Washington State Archives.
Polk's Seattle Directories, 1890-1996.
Stenson, Barbara H., A Bridge Over Time: Seattle's Church of the Epiphany, 1907-1997. Seattle: 1997.

Photo collection for 1135-1139 34th AVE / Parcel ID 715200340 / Inv # CA004

Photo taken Sep 06, 2001
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