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Frederick Forde Bassetti, Edward Leonard Cushman, Howard A. Kinney, Wendell Harper Lovett, John Moore Morse, Philip Charles Norton, John Russell Van Horne Jr.

Active 1947-1962

Firm Notes

Bassetti and Morse had its headquartered in Seattle, WA. A Seattle Post-Intelligencerarticle announced the formation of the partnership in 1947: "John M. Morse and Fred Bassetti yesterday announced formation of a partnership for the practice of architecture, with offices at 509 Fourth and Cherry Bldg. Bassetti's wife, Mary, is associated with the firm for the design of interiors." (See "Architect Partnership," Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 05/08/1947, p. S12.)

PCAD id: 1165

Armbruster, G.J., House, Lake Stevens, WA1948Lake StevensWA
Benton County Public Utilities District, Office Building K1955
Birnbaum, Z. William and Hilde M., House, Hilltop, Bellevue, WA1953-1954BellevueWA
Bullitt, Stimson and Katherine (Kay), House, Capitol Hill, Seattle, WA1955-1956SeattleWA
Caldwell House, Mercer Heights, Mercer Island, WA1954Mercer IslandWA
Caldwell, Theodore, Tract Houses, Seattle, WASeattleWA
Central Washington College of Education, Library #2, Ellensburg, WA1960-1961EllensburgWA
Central Washington State College (CWSC), Bouillion Building, Ellensburg, WA1961EllensburgWA
Central Washington State College (CWSC), Campus Plan, Ellensburg, WA1961EllensburgWA
Dodd, Lloyd and Mary, House, Normandy Park, WA1950Normandy ParkWA
East Shore Unitarian Church, Bellevue, WA1956BellevueWA
Forrest, Marshall, House, Bellingham, WA1952BellinghamWA
Gamma Rho Apartment Building, Fremont, Seattle, WA1950-1951SeattleWA
Gerber House, Medina, WA1953
Hoover, Benjamin, House, Seattle, WA1956SeattleWA
Isaacs, Walter F., House, Hilltop, Bellevue, WA1951-1952BellevueWA
James, William, House, Ravenna, Seattle, WASeattleWA
Lerchenmueller House, Hilltop, Bellevue, WA1955-1956BellevueCA
Martin, Gerald R. and Mildred A., House, Seattle, WA1952-1953SeattleWA
Mercer Island School District #400, Island Park Elementary School, Mercer Island, WAMercer IslandWA
Mercer Island School District #400, Lakeridge Elementary School, Mercer Island, WAMercer IslandWA
Mercer Island School District #400, Mercer Island High School, Mercer Island, WA1958Mercer IslandWA
Mercer Island School District #400, North Mercer Junior High School, Mercer Island, WA 1961Mercer IslandWA
Morse, John M. and Emily, House, Hilltop, Bellevue, WA1950BellevueWA
Norwood Village, 12123 SE 27th Street House, Bellevue, WABellevueWA
O'Brien, John L., House, Seattle, WA1953SeattleWA
Scheffer, Victor and Beth, House, Hilltop, Bellevue, WA1951BellevueWA
Sunnyslope Homes Housing Development, Kennewick, WAKennewickWA
United States Air Force (USAF), McChord Air Force Base, Family Housing, McChord AFB, WA1957McChord Airforce BaseWA
United States Navy (USN), Whidbey Island Naval Base, Housing, Whidbey Island, WA1961Whidbey IslandWA
University Professional Building, University District, Seattle, WA1954SeattleWA
Wertheimer, Steven P., and Estelle Asher, House, Mercer Island, WA 1958Mercer IslandWA
Western Washington State College (WWSC), Bookstore, Bellingham, WABellinghamWA
Western Washington State College (WWSC), Humanities Building, Bellingham, WABellinghamWA
Western Washington State College (WWSC), Student Union, Bellingham, WA1957-1959BellinghamWA
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