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Summary for 2307 Eastlake AVE / Parcel ID 2902200995 / Inv # EA001

Historic Name: Quinn's Tavern Common Name: Pazzo's
Style: Vernacular Neighborhood: Eastlake
Built By: Year Built: 1924
In the opinion of the survey, this property appears to meet the criteria of the Seattle Landmarks Preservation Ordinance.
This hip-roofed house, built in 1924, appears to have always had commercial uses on the first floor with apartments above. In 1937 it still had the original owner, Jennie C. D'Avila, and housed a café and a "dainty shop." The adjacent structure, built in 1929, has housed a tavern since the end of Prohibition, including Cecil Fish's beer parlor in the 1930s, Quinn's Tavern in the 1950s and Skipper's Tavern in the 1960s. and is currently a pizza restaurant. It is in largely intact condition. This building was constructed during a period of extensive neighborhood development, especially along major streetcar routes. Eastlake Avenue was an important route, connecting downtown to the University District, first over the old Latona Bridge and later over the University Bridge, completed in 1919.
This complex consists of two adjacent building on the same parcel. The first, to the north, is a two-story hipped-roof vernacular house, whose major feature are the second-story windows. Three 8/1 sash are in the center of the second floor, flanked by a single similar window on each side. Similar windows are on each of the side elevations. The storefront is intact with a recessed, angled entries, wood doors and wood sash with large transom windows. Cladding is clapboard with brick pilasters on the first floor. The north elevation has wood stairs going to the second-floor apartments. The second building is a small (17 foot wide) one-story structure with a gabled parapet clad with clapboard. This was built in 1929, five years after the larger building. The proportions and sizes of the windows and transom are the same as on the larger building. The two storefronts have been joined with brick pilasters.

Detail for 2307 Eastlake AVE / Parcel ID 2902200995 / Inv # EA001

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Brick, Wood - Clapboard Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Flat, Hip Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition
Building Type: Domestic - Multiple Family Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: two
Unit Theme(s): Commerce
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.
Polk's Seattle Directories, 1890-1996.

Photo collection for 2307 Eastlake AVE / Parcel ID 2902200995 / Inv # EA001

Photo taken Aug 07, 2001
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