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King County Landmarks: Colvos Store (1923), Colvos, Vashon Island

Address: 123rd Avenue SW and Cove Rd., Colvos, Vashon Island. The Colvos Store opened in 1923 and immediately became a focal point for the Scandinavian community of Colvos on the west side of Vashon I...

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King County Landmarks: Commercial Hotel (1913), Carnation

Address: 31933 W Rutherford Street, Carnation. Small hotels played a significant role in the economic and social development of King County's rural communities by providing temporary housing for newly...

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King County Landmarks: County-City Building - King County Courthouse (1916), Seattle

Address: 3rd Avenue and James Street, Seattle. The King County Courthouse is a dignified example of early twentieth-century civic architecture in the Beaux-Arts style. In 1931, 10 stories were added ...

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King County Landmarks: Crawford Store (1922), Shoreline

Address: 2411 NW 195th Place, Shoreline. The Crawford Store is the last intact retail building in the historic Richmond Beach business district. John Holloway, an early resident of Richmond Beach, bui...

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King County Landmarks: Dockton General Store and Post Office (1908, 1922), Dockton, Maury Island

Address: 25908 99th Avenue SW, Dockton, Maury Island. Located in the community of Dockton on the southwestern part of Maury Island, the general store and post office building is the only well preserve...

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King County Landmarks: Dougherty Farmstead (1888), Duvall

Address: NE Cherry Valley Road, Duvall. Built in 1888 when Washington was still a territory, the Dougherty House has been at its present (2000) location since 1909. The house first stood closer to the...

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King County Landmarks: Elliott Farm (1909), Maple Valley

Address: 14207 Maple Valley Highway, Maple Valley. The prominent farmhouse and barns at the Elliott Farm, located in the Cedar River Valley just east of Renton, reflect the development of small-scale ...

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King County Landmarks: Entwistle House (1912), Carnation

Address: 32021 Entwistle Street, Carnation. The David and Martha Entwistle House was built in 1912 during a time of tremendous growth in the community of Tolt, now known as Carnation. Arrival of the G...

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King County Landmarks: Eric Gustave Sanders House (1912), Auburn

Address: 5516 S 277th Street, Auburn. Swedish immigrant Erick Sanders, a successful business and lumberman in Seattle and on Bainbridge Island, built this elaborate Craftsman house as a retirement ho...

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King County Landmarks: Fall City Hop Shed (1880), Fall City

Address: Fall City Riverfront Park, Fall City. This hop shed in the Fall City area is the last remnant of what was the largest agricultural enterprise in King County during the 1880s -- growing and ex...

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King County Landmarks: Fall City Masonic Hall (1895), Fall City

Address: 33700 SE 43rd Street, Fall City. The Masonic Hall, which stands in the heart of Fall City, has been a focus of community life for more than 100 years. The large, two-story wood frame lodge ri...

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King County Landmarks: First Church of Christ, Scientist (Kirkland)

Address: NW Corner of Market Street & Lake Avenue W, Kirkland. This striking example of Neoclassical design with a columned "Greek Temple" portico is the oldest remaining church building in Kirkla...

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King County Landmarks: Gunnar T. and Anna Olson House (1912), Redmond

Address: 20015 NE 50th Street, Redmond. This single-story farmhouse constructed in the Happy Valley east of Redmond by Gunnar and Anna Olson is a fine example of a pattern book Craftsman bungalow. In ...

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King County Landmarks: Harrington-Beall Greenhouse Company Historic District (ca. 1885-1989), Vashon, Vashon Island

Address: 18515-18606 Beall Road SW, Vashon, Vashon Island. This 23-acre district, located several miles southeast of Vashon's business center, is significant for its association with the development a...

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King County Landmarks: Hilmar and Selma Steen House (1911), Vashon, Vashon Island

Address: 10924 SW Cove Road, Vashon, Vashon Island. The Steen House, built in 1911 for Norwegian immigrants Hilmar and Selma Steen, is an outstanding example of Craftsman style architecture in rural K...

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King County Landmarks: Hjertoos Farm (1906), vicinity of Carnation

Address: 315 NE 40th Street, Carnation. The Hjertoos Farm, with its prominent dairy barn and large late-Victorian farmhouse, was developed by a Norwegian family that arrived in the lower Snoqualmie Va...

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King County Landmarks: Issaquah Sportsmen's Clubhouse (1937), Issaquah

Address: 23600 SE Evans Street, Issaquah. Since its construction in 1937, the Issaquah Sportsmen's Clubhouse has housed the club. The Issaquah Sportsmen's Club was founded in 1920 as a recreation, soc...

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King County Landmarks: James W. and Anna Herr Clise House (1907), Marymoor Park, Redmond

Address: Marymoor Park, 6046 Lake Sammamish Parkway NE, Redmond. Willowmoor, the country estate of James and Anna Herr Clise, stands at the center of King County's Marymoor Park, near Redmond. The Cr...

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King County Landmarks: King County Bridges

This file contains a list of King County bridges designated by the King County Landmarks Commission as Landmark Bridges.

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King County Landmarks: Lagesson Homestead (1890), Maple Valley

Address: 20201 SE 216th Street, Maple Valley. Nils Peter Lagesson, a Swedish immigrant, filed his homestead claim in Maple Valley in 1885 and five years later built a two-room, hewn log house and two ...

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King County Landmarks: Lake Wilderness Lodge (1950), Maple Valley

Address: 22500 SE 248th Street, Maple Valley. Lake Wilderness Lodge, designed by the Seattle architectural firm Young & Richardson, opened in 1950. The building was developed by the Gaffney family...

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King County Landmarks: Luther Burbank School Historic District (1904), Luther Burbank Park, Mercer Island

Address: Luther Burbank Park, 2040 84th Avenue, SE, Mercer Island. In 1890, Major Newell started the Boys and Girls Aid Association, a school for indigent children in Seattle. The school moved to the ...

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King County Landmarks: Maple Valley School (1920), Maple Valley

Address: 23015 SE 216th Way, Maple Valley. In 1920, the Maple Valley School District opened its new brick two-story school, which was prominently located on a knoll above Maple Valley's commercial cen...

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King County Landmarks: Marjesira Inn (1906), Magnolia Beach, Vashon Island

Address: 25134 Vashon Highway SW, Magnolia Beach, Vashon Island. Ira and Jessie Case began building the Marjesira Inn in 1906 on a steep bluff overlooking Quartermaster Harbor in the Vashon summer com...

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