AKA: Rader, Professor Melvin, Residence, Seattle, WA

Structure Type: built works - dwellings - houses

Designers: Chiarelli and Kirk, Architects (firm); James Joseph Chiarelli (architect); Paul Hayden Kirk (architect)

Dates: constructed 1949

8504 43rd Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98115-3817

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The Rader House was named the Revere Ware House of the Year in 1949, a contest staged by the Revere Copper and Brass Company to promote their venerable Revere Ware brand of pots and pans. Melvin Rader was a Professor of Philosophy at the UW, who was accused of communist activities by Albert Canwell, Chair of the State of Washington's Joint Legislative Fact-Finding Committee on Un-American Activites.

PCAD id: 6101