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Ruggles/Lucknow Building

Address:
215 2nd Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98104, United States
Date Built:
1900
Original Architect /
Builder:
Unknown
Original Owners:
Unknown
Description:
Turn of the century "Chicago-style" warehouse with heavy timber framing and wood floor decking.

Historic Seattle’s Role:

Built in 1900, this Chicago-style warehouse features heavy timber framing and wood-floor decking. With this project in 1985, Historic Seattle created housing in Pioneer Square  at a time when little existed. Historic Seattle also provided financing assistance and undertook a portion of the renovation. The building is a contributing resource to the Pioneer Square Historic District. The property was sold with Historic Seattle subordinating its underlying property interests.

Current and Future Uses:

The building mixes moderate-income residential apartments with retail space on the ground floor, adjacent to Waterfall Garden. It was the first housing demonstration project in Pioneer Square.

 

Photo: Jennifer Tucker

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