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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.

Sources:
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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Del a Mar Apartments (1909), Queen Anne Hill, Seattle, 2001
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