AKA: Harmon Building, Pioneer Square, Seattle, WA

Structure Type: built works - dwellings -public accommodations - hotels

Designers: Fisher, Elmer, H., Architect (firm); Elmer H. Fisher (architect)

Dates: constructed 1889-1889

3 stories

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219 1st Avenue South
Pioneer Square, Seattle, WA 98104

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The hotel occupied the northwest corner of the intersection of Commercial Street (later renamed 1st Avenue South) and South Main Street.

Overview

The New England Hotel operated from at least 1901 until 1909. Scottish immigrant James A. Weir (1850-1920) was its proprietor from at least 1890 until 1901. He lived at the hotel in 1901, as well. (See Seattle, Washington, City Directory, 1890, p. 529 and Seattle, Washington, City Directory, 1901, p. 874.)

Building Notes

The New England Hotel operated at 217 South Main Street.

Alteration

This hotel structure lost its cornice before 1970.

PCAD id: 9713