Harvard Belmont District Tour: The Rich Life on Capitol Hill

When:
Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 11:00 am @ 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
2019-05-04T11:00:00-07:00
2019-05-04T13:00:00-07:00
Where:
Merril Court Townhomes
901 Harvard Ave. East
Cost:
Free

Have your cake and gossip too as we visit Seattle’s only residential Landmark District featuring a wealth of upscale, early 20th century architecture. Harvard/Belmont is a veritable portfolio of the finest designers of the day: Charles Platt of New York and Hornblower and Marshall of Washington, D.C., as well as prominent area architects, including John Graham, Sr., Charles Bebb and Carl Gould, Kirtland Cutter, Andrew Willatsen, Arthur Loveless, Freed Anhalt, and A. H. Albertson. They provided innovative plans, a high level of craftsmanship and beautifully landscaped courtyards, which gives this neighborhood its distinctive character.

Tickets are free, but will sell out, so please register to confirm your spot!  The tour will be offered at 10 and 11 am on May 4.

Other free tours are also offered this day, as part of Sights of Seattle. Get to know your city through the lens of architecture on this weekend of free walking tours. Whether you’re new to Seattle or have lived here all of your life, we invite you to discover new things about the city you call home. Put on your walking shoes, grab a camera and embark on your own architecture adventure by joining one or more of our many tour options including several downtown tours or tours of our treasured neighborhoods.

More Info on Free Tours:  https://seattlearchitecture.strangertickets.com/events/94201798/sights-of-seattle

Harvard Belmont/J. McKean

 

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