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City of Seattle, Department of Neighborhoods
"It [the Winehill Hotel] followed the rules as set forth in Ordinance No. 1147, which was publicized in the Post-Intelligencer shortly after the Fire and outlined the regulations for buildings erected in the former “burnt district.” The wooden bays, however, were more typical of the Victorian appendages on buildings constructed before the Fire. They were also considered objectionable and a possible fire hazard, so much so that, according to an article in the April 3, 1890 issue of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, they became the target of a lawsuit."
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