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Summary for 7209-7211 Greenwood AVE / Parcel ID 23014000020 / Inv # GR002

Historic Name: Church of the Brethren Common Name: Anderson Architects
Style: Vernacular Neighborhood: Greenwood/Phinney
Built By: unknown Year Built: 1907
 
Significance
In the opinion of the survey, this property appears to meet the criteria of the Seattle Landmarks Preservation Ordinance.
This is one of Greenwood's early churches, built in 1907. It stands out for its simple vernacular design, with a high gable roof and simple entry hood. The building was occupied by the Church of the Brethren from its construction until the 1950s. Since that time it has been used primarily as a school, taking advantage of its large open interior. It was a dancing school, run by Lilyan Turner, in the 1950s-60s and later a karate school . It is currently the office of Anderson Architects.
 
Appearance
This simple vernacular church has a tall front gable with simple two-over-two double hung sash. The entry is in the center of the main fa├žade, with a simple gabled hood over a small porch with a newer railing. Cladding is narrow bevel siding. A water table runs at porch level. The porch has been slightly changed, with stairs on the north side only, rather than on both sides. North of the concrete steps, at ground level, are an entry to the daylight basement and four small basement windows.

Detail for 7209-7211 Greenwood AVE / Parcel ID 23014000020 / Inv # GR002

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Wood Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Gable Roof Material(s): Asphalt/Composition
Building Type: Religion - Religious facility Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: one
Unit Theme(s): Religion
Integrity
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 7209-7211 Greenwood AVE / Parcel ID 23014000020 / Inv # GR002


Photo taken Sep 04, 2001
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