Category Archives: 8234 28th Ave NE

John R. Nevins, architect in Wedgwood

John R. Nevins was an architect and civil engineer who worked in Seattle from 1902 to 1932.   With business partner Earl G. Park, he platted the Nevins & Park Addition in Wedgwood, and Nevins lived on that block from 1916 to … Continue reading

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The Nevins and Park Plat in Wedgwood

The Nevins and Park plat in Wedgwood is five acres of land, one long block from NE 82nd to 85th Streets, 28th to 30th Avenues NE.   The plat was filed in 1918 by John R. Nevins and Earl G. Park, architects, who built … Continue reading

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The Big White House on the Hill in Wedgwood

In the 1930s in Wedgwood there were mostly small houses and very few big houses, due to the difficulty of heating and that smaller houses were less expensive to build.   One big house which was very visible was perched on the … Continue reading

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