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Federal Avenue Tour: Understated Elegance on the Park

Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 10:00 am @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral
1245 10th Ave E Seattle
WA 98102

The Olmsted Brothers’ visionary park plan led Seattle’s prominent leaders and their renowned architects to design homes nestled against blossoming Volunteer Park on Seattle’s Capitol Hill. The homes reflect the changing tastes, lifestyles, and times just before and after World War I. Stroll Federal Avenue and learn about these stately monuments to early 20th Century prosperity. On this tour you’ll see a variety of classic architectural styles from notable architects of the day, including Carl F. Gould, Bebb & Mendel, & Joseph S. Cote’ and Andrew Willatsen.

Tickets:  $12

SAF Members, $18 General Public, $25 Cash Walk ups/day of, if available.

SAF Fed Ave Tour/Photo: Evan Chakroff

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