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Abraham Horace Albertson, John Mead Howells, Isaac Newton Phelps Stokes, Paul David Richardson

Active 1897-1917

This firm maintained its headquarters in New York, NY, but operated an office in Seattle, WA, (under the supervision of A.H. Albertson) during the planning and construction of portions of the Metropolitan Tract in Downtown Seattle beginning in 1907. The firm, Howells and Albertson, succeeded the Howells and Stokes operation in Seattle. This firm was listed as a Patron, Seattle Architectural Club, Seattle, WA, 1910. Its local representative in Seattle, WA, in 1910, was A.H. Albertson. In 1913, the Seattle office was located at 727 Henry Building, one of buildings in the Metropolitan Tract designed by Howells and Stokes.

PCAD id: 1636


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