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Summary for 620 20th AVE / Parcel ID 3319501965 / Inv #

Historic Name: St. Mary's Church Common Name:
Style: Gothic - Late Gothic revival Neighborhood: Central Area
Built By: Year Built: 1911
In the opinion of the survey, this property is located in a potential historic districe (National and/or local).
This church is an important representative of the work of C. Alfred Breitung. Additionally, its associations with the Hill Tract Addition enhance our understanding of residential development in Seattle. The complex of buildings that make up St. Mary's Church contributes to the historic streetscape. Originally located at 20th and Jackson, St. Mary's congregation announced the remodeling of their church and the construction of a rectory in 1904. In 1909, they announced that a new church would be constructed and in 1910 announced that the new church, to be designed by Breitung would be built at 20th and South Weller.
This Gothic Revival Church has sandstone trim, a center front steeple, Gotheic arch openings and stained glass windows. The adjacent school is a two story brick building with symmetrical side wing projecting toward the street. It has flemish gables and parapets and cast stone detailing.

Detail for 620 20th AVE / Parcel ID 3319501965 / Inv #

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status: INV
Cladding(s): Brick Foundation(s): Unknown
Roof Type(s): Gable Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition
Building Type: Domestic - Single Family Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Unknown No. of Stories: one
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture, Religion
Changes to Windows: Intact
Changes to Interior: Unknown
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
Seattle P. I., July 10, 1909, January 29, 1905, others.
Seattle Historic Inventory, Central Area, 1979.

Photo collection for 620 20th AVE / Parcel ID 3319501965 / Inv #

Photo taken Aug 01, 1991

Photo taken Aug 01, 1991

Photo taken Aug 01, 1991
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