AKA: Mendenhall, Patrick and Martha, House, Tacoma, WA

Structure Type: built works - dwellings - houses

Designers: Russell and Babcock, Architects (firm); Everett Phipps Babcock (architect); Ambrose James Russell (architect)

Dates: constructed 1907

3 stories, total floor area: 4,700 sq. ft.

710 North I Street
North Slope, Tacoma, WA 98403

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The Tacoma architects Ambrose Russell (b. 1857) and Everett Babcock (1874-1928) designed this residence and one across the street. Between 1907-1997, the house had five owners. According to a Tacoma News-Tribune article of 01/06/2012, Martha and Patrick Mendenhall owned this 4,700-square-foot residence from 1997-2012; they bought it for $265,000. (See Kathleen Cooper, "A bit of Tacoma history goes on the auction block," posted 01/06/2012,Accessed 01/23/2012.)

This Colonial Revival house had three stories and a notable wraparound front porch. The prominent gable on the house's front facade was lit by a Palladian window.

PCAD id: 17472