Structure Type: built works - dwellings - houses - apartment houses

Designers: Dunn, J.E., Construction Company (firm); Mulvanny G2 (firm); Turner Construction Company (firm); John Ernest Dunn (building contractor); Henry Chandlee Turner (building contractor/civil engineer)

Dates: constructed 2004-2009

4th Avenue and Virginia Street
Downtown, Seattle, WA 98101

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This condominium tower advertised its "five-star" features including "a subterranean wine cave, a private dinner club, concierge services, premium finishes, and expensive terraces." Prices ranged at opening from the mid-$500,000s to over $4 million. It was scheduled to open in Spring 2007. In 2010, a 952-square-foot unit started at $384,000; a 1,607-square-foot, 2-bedroom, 2-bath unit started at $699,000.

PCAD id: 8324

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