Structure Type: built works - commercial buildings - office buildings

Designers: Kirk, Paul Hayden, AIA (firm); Paul Hayden Kirk (architect)

Dates: constructed 1953

1 story

911 6th Street
Downtown, Anacortes, WA 98221

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Seattle architect Paul Hayden Kirk designed this small, cinder-block office buiding for John Cheney, an Anacortes lawyer in 1953. The building was small and economical, and possessed a trademark Kirk courtyard to enable views of nature and to enhance the illusion of interior space.

Building Notes

This project had a Kirk office job number of 5334.

The Unit Mason Association, Incorporated, bestowed its First Place Award in the Non-residential, Concrete Block category to the John Cheney Law Office, c. 1954. (See Unit Masonry Association, Incorporated, Unit Masonry Idea Book, [Seattle: Unit Masonry Association, Incorporated, c. 1954], n.p.)

PCAD id: 24304