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Seattle Landmarks: Del a Mar Apartments (1909)
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Address: 115 W Olympic Place, Seattle. Seattle real estate developer George Kinnear built this four-story apartment building near his own home on Queen Anne Hill for friends and visitors to the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition. It was designed by Schack and Huntington in neo-classical style.
The lobby resembles nineteenth century Russia with ocre-colored marble columns and wainscoating. It had 39 apartments and a ballroom.
The Del a Mar was declared a Seattle Landmark on October 23, 1978.
Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, Landmarks Preservation Board, 700 Third Avenue, 4th Floor, Seattle, Washington;
Lawrence Kreisman, Made to Last: Historic Preservation in Seattle and King County, (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1999), 55.
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