Structure Type: built works - public buildings - schools - elementary schools

Designers: Seattle Public Schools, District Architect, Blair, Edgar (firm); Stephen, James, Architect (firm); Edgar Blair (architect); James Stephen (architect)

Dates: constructed 1905-1906, demolished 1999

5th Avenue NE and NE 42nd Street
Wallingford, Seattle, WA 98105

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Building History

The Latona Elementary School was constructed in 1905-1906, at the same time as Seattle Public Schools' architect. James Stephen (1858-1938) designed and supervised four other facilities, Lincoln High School, Franklin School, Daniel Bagley School, and Isaac I. Stevens School. The Seattle Sunday Times said of the $26,793 Latona facility: "The Latona School being erected on the same block as the present Latona building, is made from the same plans as the Daniel Bagley School, and will also accommodate 400 pupils." (See "School Buildings Under Way," Seattle Sunday Times, 06/24/1906, p. 53.)

An addition was made to the Latona Elementary School in 1927;

PCAD id: 5076