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Balch and Beyond: New Architecture in Wedgwood

The Wedgwood neighborhood in northeast Seattle acquired its name and identity in the 1940s with the work of developer Albert Balch.¬† Balch filed a plat plan on July 31, 1941 for a forty-acre tract of land (five square blocks) on … Continue reading

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Historic Preservation: Northwest Modern Architecture in North Seattle

The Seattle Landmark Ordinance provides that a structure may be eligible for historic preservation if it is at least twenty-five years old. ¬†Commercial buildings and private homes designed in more recent architectural styles, such as Northwest Modern, may come up … Continue reading

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