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Summary for 2300-2308 NE 54th ST NE / Parcel ID 7172700030 / Inv # UD063

Historic Name: Common Name:
Style: Modern - International Style Neighborhood: University
Built By: Robert Ross, architect Year Built: 1954
 
Significance
This nine-unit apartment building was constructed and designed in 1954 by the architect Robert Ross. The original owner was Roy O. Bordner. This apartment building is similar to other buildings constructed around the time that the University Village was developed in 1956. This building is one of few examples of International style apartment buildings in the University District.
 
Appearance
This three-story apartment building is designed in the International Style. The apartments are accessed from the exterior. The south fa├žade of the building consists almost entirely of a window wall and wood panels. A balcony projects almost the entire length of the building. The east and west ends of the building are clad in brick.

Detail for 2300-2308 NE 54th ST NE / Parcel ID 7172700030 / Inv # UD063

Status: Yes - Inventory
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Vertical - Boards Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Flat Roof Material(s): Other
Building Type: Domestic - Multiple Family Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Balloon Frame/Platform Frame No. of Stories: three
Unit Theme(s): Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Integrity
Changes to Plan: Intact
Changes to Windows: Intact
Changes to Original Cladding: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
City of Seattle DCLU Microfilm Records.
King County Property Record Card (c. 1938-1972), Washington State Archives.
Ochsner, Jeffrey Karl, ed. Shaping Seattle Architecture, A Historical Guide to the Architects. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1994.

Photo collection for 2300-2308 NE 54th ST NE / Parcel ID 7172700030 / Inv # UD063


Photo taken Feb 16, 2002

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