Structure Type: built works - commercial buildings - stores; built works - dwellings - houses - apartment houses; built works - dwellings -public accommodations - hotels

Designers: White, William P., Architect (firm); William Pole White (architect)

Dates: constructed 1909-1910

4 stories

513 Maynard Avenue
International District, Seattle, WA 98104-2918

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513-17 Maynard Avenue

Businessman Louis Freedman of Portland, OR, spent about $40,000 on this four-story brick and reinforced concrete building, which housed stores on its first floor and apartments above. Seattle architect W.P. White provided the design for In 1912, the Adams Hotel occupied the upper floors, a workingman's hotel with approximately 80 rooms, 18 toilets and six bathtubs. The Adams served as low-cost lodging from 1910-1972, before closing. The building's apartments were renovated in the 1980s, and reopened as the Freedman Apartments in 1983.

This part of the city underwent the Jackson Street Regrade between 1907-1909, a colossal public works project supervised by Seattle City Engineer, R.H. Thomson (1856-1949).

PCAD id: 18341