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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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Seattle Landmarks: Church of the Immaculate Conception (1904)

Address: 820 18th Avenue, Seattle. The Church of the Immaculate Conception, built in 1904, is the oldest standing Catholic Church in Seattle. Jesuit priests founded the Church and School of the Immacu...

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Seattle Landmarks: Concord Elementary School (1914), South Park

Address: 723 South Concord Street, Seattle. Concord School is the third public elementary school for South Park since 1892. Once a community of Italian and Japanese farmers, South Park is hemmed in by...

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Seattle Landmarks: Del a Mar Apartments (1909)

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...

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Seattle Landmarks: Dunlap Elementary School (1924)

Address: 8621 48th Avenue South, Seattle. Dunlap School honors Joseph Dunlap (d. 1893), the first white settler of Rainier Beach who built a home on the site in the 1870s.