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Beebe Building

Built 1901 - Rehabilitated 1982

 

Seattle Landmark

 
Beebe Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, July 13, 2018
1. Beebe Building Marker
Inscription.  
Designed in 1901 by Max Umbrecht
For Clifford Beebe, This Building Although
Presenting an Elegant Neo-Regency Facade,
Housed a Modest Hostelry for Most of its
Earlier Life. It was Restored to In-City
Housing by the Cornerstone Development
Corporation.
 
Erected 1986.
 
Location. 47° 36.304′ N, 122° 20.207′ W. Marker is in Seattle, Washington, in King County. Marker is on 1st Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1013 1st Avenue, Seattle WA 98104, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Colman Building (a few steps from this marker); Alexis Hotel / Globe Building (a few steps from this marker); The Holyoke Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Start of Seattle Fire Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Grand Pacific Hotel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Colonial Hotel
Beebe Building image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, July 13, 2018
2. Beebe Building
(about 400 feet away); First Post Office in Seattle (about 400 feet away); Everett G. DuPen (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Seattle.
 
More about this marker. Marker is located in front of the building.
 
Regarding Beebe Building. The Beebe Building is part of a trio of buildings between Spring and Madison Streets known as the 'Globe Building, Beebe Building and Hotel Cecil' and were listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.

The first floor of the Beebe Building operates as a storefront. Upper floors are operated by the Cornish College of the Arts.
 
Also see . . .  National Register of Historic Places datasheet. NRHP datasheet provides additional background information on the Beebe Building. (Submitted on July 20, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 20, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 51 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 20, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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