|Title||Grosvenor apartments under construction, Seattle, 1949 |
|Photographer||Rote, Clarence J.|
|Caption||This photo shows the Grosvenor apartment building under construction at 500 Wall Street in the Belltown neighborhood. At the time, the 18-story building was the largest and tallest single apartment house ever approved by the Federal Housing Administration. The building had 370 residential units, plus stores and doctors offices on the ground floor for tenants as well as the public. Other amenities for residents included a 250-car garage, a self-service laundry and round-the-clock switchboard. |
|Notes||Handwritten on negative: Grosvenor.|
Handwritten on sleeve: SEATTLE, APARTMENTS, Grosvenor.
Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): October 26, 1949.
|Subjects||Apartment houses--Washington (State)--Seattle; Building construction--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Places||Belltown (Seattle, Wash.); United States—Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||1986.5.7237.1 |
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|Credit Line||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Photograph Collection, Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI). |
|Repository Collection||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Photograph Collection |
|Physical Description||1 acetate negative: b&w; 4 x 5 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from film negative using Epson Expression 10000XL as 4350 pixel TIFF image in 16-bit grayscale, resized to 640 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop CS5, JPEG quality measurement 5. |