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Summary for 2225 5th AVE / Parcel ID 069000110 / Inv #

Historic Name: Bowser, Inc. Common Name: Seattle Glassblowing
Style: Commercial Neighborhood: Belltown
Built By: Year Built: 1946
This modest building was built in 1946, just as construction was beginning to recover after World War II. The regrading east of Fifth Avenue was not finished until 1930, and, due to the Depression and war, little development occurred for several decades. It originally served as offices for Bowser Inc., which sold service station equipment. It has now been altered with new aluminum storefronts, and has a restaurant and a glassblowing studio.

Detail for 2225 5th AVE / Parcel ID 069000110 / Inv #

Status: No - Altered
Classication: Building District Status:
Cladding(s): Brick, Metal Foundation(s): Concrete - Poured
Roof Type(s): Flat with Parapet Roof Material(s): Unknown
Building Type: Commercial/Trade - Business Plan: Rectangular
Structural System: Concrete - Poured No. of Stories: one
Unit Theme(s): Commerce
Changes to Original Cladding: Moderate
Changes to Windows: Extensive
Changes to Plan: Intact
Major Bibliographic References
Polk's Seattle Directories, 1890-1996.
King County Tax Assessor Records, ca. 1932-1972.

Photo collection for 2225 5th AVE / Parcel ID 069000110 / Inv #

Photo taken Jul 04, 2006
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