AKA: Mulier, Stacey and Pieter, House, Mercer Island, WA

Structure Type: built works - dwellings - houses

Designers: Lovett, Wendell H., Architect (firm); Wendell Harper Lovett (architect)

Dates: constructed 1977-1979

3 stories, total floor area: 2,640 sq. ft.

4817 East Mercer Way
Mercer Island, WA 98040-4735

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Lovett's drawings for the Monson House dated from 02/05/1977. A complex, hillside dwelling, it was finished about two years later. The original owner, Lawrence Monson, was a commercial airline pilot. In 2011, the owners of the Monson House, the Muliers, had restored it to nearly original condition.

The Monson House contained 4 bedrooms, 2.25 baths within 2,640 square feet. It had a two-car garage occupied a .33 acre lot. A heat pump heat the house which also had central air-conditioning. The complex geometric forms of the Monson House were covered in cedar. Its exterior was featured in advertisements for Olympic Stain in the late 1970s and early 1980s. A replica of the Monson House was erected at 1801 Hatfield Drive, Fiddler's Point, Huntingtown, MD, in 1981. This Monson House variant had been remodeled and altered by 2011. The house had an asking price of $799,000 on 09/21/2011.

PCAD id: 15332