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Seattle Landmarks: 14th Avenue W Residences (1890-1910)

Address: 2000-2016 14th Avenue W, Seattle. At the end of the nineteenth century, Smith's Cove extended north along 15th Avenue W. Slavic and Finnish immigrants established a community at the foot of Q...

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Seattle Landmarks: Ballard/Howe House (1901)

Address: 22 W Highland Drive, Seattle. Martin D. Ballard (1832-1907) arrived in the Northwest across the Oregon Trail in 1852. After living in Oregon, Idaho, and Montana, Ballard settled in Seattle in...

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Seattle Landmarks: Beacon Hill First Baptist Church (1910)

Address: 1607 S Forest Street, Seattle. In 1910, Ellsworth Storey (1879-1960) designed this craftsman style frame building as the Beacon Hill Congregational Church. It included large Tudor arched wind...

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Seattle Landmarks: Bethany Presbyterian Church (1930)

Address: 1818 Queen Anne Avenue N, Seattle. The Bethany Presbyterian Church is the third home for this congregation which began in 1888. The English Gothic style building has an L shape, with the nave...

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Seattle Landmarks: Black Manufacturing Co. (1914)

Address: 1130 Rainier Avenue S, Seattle. In 1914, George G. Black wanted a new home for the manufacture of his Black Bear brand of overalls. He was concerned for the health and welfare of his employee...

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Seattle Landmarks: Bowen Bungalow (1913)

Address: 715 W Prospect Street, Seattle. Betty Bowen (1918-1977) was a patron of Seattle arts, a founding member of the Northwest Arts and Crafts Center, and an organizer of the Friends of the Market....

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Seattle Landmarks: Boyer Lambert House (1908)

Address: 1617 Boyer Avenue E, Seattle. Lawyer and real estate developer John E. Boyer (1866-1961) commissioned E.W. Sankey to design a home in the Interlaken Addition of Seattle. Sankey used heavy sto...

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Seattle Landmarks: Brace/Moriarty House (1904)

Address: 170 Prospect Street, Seattle. Lumberman John Stuart Brace (1861-1918) used his own company, Brace and Hergert Mill to construct a palatial home on the south slope of Queen Anne Hill in 1904....

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Seattle Landmarks: Brehm Brothers Houses (1909)

Address: 219-221 36th Avenue E, Seattle. William R. Brehm and George O. Brehm operated produce and grocery businesses in Pike Place Market. Ellsworth Storey (1879-1960) built two adjacent homes for th...

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Seattle Landmarks: Charles H. Black House and Gardens (1909)

Address: 615 W Lee Street, Seattle. In 1909, Seattle Hardware Co. founder Charles H. Black (d. 1922) built a large home on 1.7 acres on the south slope of Queen Anne Hill. The Seattle firm of Bebb and...

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Seattle Landmarks: Charles R. Bussell Residence (1892)

Address: 1630 36th Avenue, Seattle. Real Estate developer George S. List built a 13-room Victorian residence in the Madrona neighborhood, with a view of Lake Washington and the Cascades. The main entr...

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Seattle Landmarks: Chelsea Apartments (1907)

Address: 620 W Olympic Place, Seattle. With the completion of the street car line to Queen Anne Hill, the neighborhood became a popular residential area. Charles Russell Collins was general manager of...

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