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George Willis Lawton, Herman A. Moldenhour, Paul David Richardson, Charles Willard Saunders, J. Charles Stanley

Active 1898-1915

Firm Notes

Saunders and Lawton maintained their headquarters in Seattle, WA; Saunders previously practiced with Edwin Walker Houghton from 1889-1891; Lawton had previously worked with Saunders as a draftsman, before becoming a partner. A classified advertisement for Saunders and Lawton appeared in the Seattle Times on 10/02/1904, page 27, indicating that they occupied rooms 518-519 in the New York Building. On 08/22/1905, another classified ad noted that the office had moved to Room 1319 in the Alaska Building, an office tower they designed in 1903-1904. The firm was a "Patron" of the Seattle Architectural Club in 1910.

PCAD id: 1546


NameDateCityState
Alaska Building, Pioneer Square, Seattle, WA1903-1904SeattleWA
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (AYPE), Dairy Barn, Seattle, WA 1909SeattleWA
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (AYPE), Forestry Building, Seattle, WA 1908-1909SeattleWA
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (AYPE), Women's Building, Seattle, WA1908-1909SeattleWA
Alhambra Theatre #2, Downtown, Seattle, WA1909SeattleWA
Bon Marche Department Store #2, Downtown, Seattle, WA 1896SeattleWA
Chadwick, Henry C., House, Seattle, WA
Cottage Project, Seattle, WA
Courts of Washington, King County, Courthouse #2, Seattle, WA1890-1891SeattleWA
Crane Company, Warehouse/Office Building, Pioneer Square, Seattle, WA1907SeattleWA
Dunn Tin Storage Warehouse, Seattle, WASeattleWA
Lincoln, Dr. R.P., Apartment House, Seattle, WASeattleWA
Lumber Exchange Building, Downtown, Seattle, WA 1902-1903SeattleWA
Manufacturers Building, Pioneer Square, Seattle, WA1905-1906SeattleWA
Masonic Building, Lodge, First Hill, Seattle, WA1915SeattleWA
Mottman Building, Seattle, WASeattleWA
Norton Building #1, Seattle, WA1904SeattleWA
Polson Building, Pioneer Square, Seattle, WA1909-1910SeattleWA
Rainier Club, Downtown, Seattle, WA1904SeattleWA
Seattle Buddhist Church #1, First Hill, Seattle, WA 1906-1908SeattleWA
Seattle Public Schools, Beacon Hill Elementary School #2, Beacon Hill, Seattle, WA1903-1904SeattleWA
Seattle Public Schools, Cascade School, Cascade, Seattle, WA 1893-1894SeattleWA
Seattle Public Schools, Walla Walla Elementary School, Central District, Seattle, WA1902-1902SeattleWA
Seattle Theatre #1, Downtown, Seattle, WA 1893SeattleWA
State of Washington, Department of Corrections, Monroe Correctional Complex, Monroe, WAMonroeWA
Stewart House, Seattle, WA1898SeattleWA
University of Washington, Seattle (UW), Denny, Arthur and Mary, Hall, Seattle, WA1893-1895SeattleWA
Westland Building, Pioneer Square, Seattle, WA1907SeattleWA
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