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12 Seattle Buildings That Turn 100 in 2013

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Alki Point Lighthouse at dusk (Credit: Joe Mabel)

We suppose there isn't that much architecturally-significant about the year 1913 in Seattle's history. There were a few notable constructions, be it for merchants, public use or private residence. But the fact that a few of those buildings have made it to 2013 deserves some huzzah and kudos. After the jump, you'll find 12 Seattle buildings that are celebrating their 100th Birthday this year. Many are no longer housing the things they intended while some are literally still houses. One wonders how many of them will actually make it to 2113...

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Columbia House

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Built in 1913, this iconic historical counterpart to the 76-story Columbia Center was renovated in 2001.

Alki Point Lighthouse

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The present concrete fog signal building with the 37-foot octagonal tower was completed in 1913. Alki Point remains in service today.

Ford Motor Company Assembly Plant

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Designated a City of Seattle landmark, this building now only houses storage units but was originally a Ford Motor regional assembly plant for Model T modules shipped from Detroit. It was designed by famous architect John Graham Sr.

Stimson Mill Admin Building

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This brick building was built in 1913 as the administrative office of the Stimson Mill which once took up much of the Salmon Bay waterfront. The building was designed by Spokane-based architect Kirtland Cutter, who also built the Rainier Club and the Stimson-Green Mansion.

Cavanaugh House

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Once known as the Lockkeeper's House, it was built in 1913 for just shy of $8,000. The first completed structure of the Lake Washington Ship Canal still stands to welcome boats as they cross through the locks.

Shafer Baillie Mansion

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Built in 1913 the Mansion has been restored and renovated by the current owners Mark Mayhle and Ana Lena Melka. Now it's an urban bed & breakfast.

Raymond/Ogden Mansion

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Joseph S. Cote designed a Georgia mansion in the Madrona neighborhood for Seattle surgeon Dr. Alfred Raymond in 1913. Myron Ogden purchased the home in 1949 and it soon became a consulate for several foreign governments. It is now a Seattle Landmark.

Wallingford Fire Station

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Horse-drawn apparatuses charged from the station’s unique accordion-style doors until 1921, when the animals were replaced by a motor pumper.

Fisherman's Terminal

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Operated by the Port of Seattle, the facility provides freshwater mooring for fishing vessels pleasure craft. It's also home to the Fishermen's Memorial, memorializing more than 500 local commercial fishermen and women who have been lost at sea.

$3.25M Harvard Belmont Tudor

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Designed by the Beezer Brothers Architects, built in 1913 in the heart of the Harvard—Belmont Historic District, this 8,243-sq-ft house was recently sold for $3.25M.

Greg Nickels' House

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You know Nickelsville, but Nickel's House is where the former Seattle Mayor and his wife call home. Before they lived there, it served as a private nursing home in the 1960s and that it stands next to the site of the original West Seattle Community Clubhouse.

1205 22nd Ave Tudor

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Built in 1913 the home been painstakingly restored preserving the magnificent woodwork, stained glass windows & sliding pocket doors. Currently available for $2.77M, down from $3M.

Columbia House

Built in 1913, this iconic historical counterpart to the 76-story Columbia Center was renovated in 2001.

Alki Point Lighthouse

The present concrete fog signal building with the 37-foot octagonal tower was completed in 1913. Alki Point remains in service today.

Ford Motor Company Assembly Plant

Designated a City of Seattle landmark, this building now only houses storage units but was originally a Ford Motor regional assembly plant for Model T modules shipped from Detroit. It was designed by famous architect John Graham Sr.

Stimson Mill Admin Building

This brick building was built in 1913 as the administrative office of the Stimson Mill which once took up much of the Salmon Bay waterfront. The building was designed by Spokane-based architect Kirtland Cutter, who also built the Rainier Club and the Stimson-Green Mansion.

Cavanaugh House

Once known as the Lockkeeper's House, it was built in 1913 for just shy of $8,000. The first completed structure of the Lake Washington Ship Canal still stands to welcome boats as they cross through the locks.

Shafer Baillie Mansion

Built in 1913 the Mansion has been restored and renovated by the current owners Mark Mayhle and Ana Lena Melka. Now it's an urban bed & breakfast.

Raymond/Ogden Mansion

Joseph S. Cote designed a Georgia mansion in the Madrona neighborhood for Seattle surgeon Dr. Alfred Raymond in 1913. Myron Ogden purchased the home in 1949 and it soon became a consulate for several foreign governments. It is now a Seattle Landmark.

Wallingford Fire Station

Horse-drawn apparatuses charged from the station’s unique accordion-style doors until 1921, when the animals were replaced by a motor pumper.

Fisherman's Terminal

Operated by the Port of Seattle, the facility provides freshwater mooring for fishing vessels pleasure craft. It's also home to the Fishermen's Memorial, memorializing more than 500 local commercial fishermen and women who have been lost at sea.

$3.25M Harvard Belmont Tudor

Designed by the Beezer Brothers Architects, built in 1913 in the heart of the Harvard—Belmont Historic District, this 8,243-sq-ft house was recently sold for $3.25M.

Greg Nickels' House

You know Nickelsville, but Nickel's House is where the former Seattle Mayor and his wife call home. Before they lived there, it served as a private nursing home in the 1960s and that it stands next to the site of the original West Seattle Community Clubhouse.

1205 22nd Ave Tudor

Built in 1913 the home been painstakingly restored preserving the magnificent woodwork, stained glass windows & sliding pocket doors. Currently available for $2.77M, down from $3M.