Fort Lawton News Roundup
If you too, like me, are obessing about Fort Lawton, here is a roundup of what else has been written about the launch of these historic homes for sale:
Seattle Times: Former military house in Seattle’s Discovery Park goes on market. After spending $9.5m to acquire the property:
For construction work on each home, the company spent an average $200,000 in Montana Circle and $400,000 in Officer’s Row.
Curbed: First Look at Discovery Park’s Renovated Fort Lawton Homes. Curbed really gets into the history:
Originally built between 1899 and 1935, the homes at Fort Lawton were designed to process military personnel defending the coastline from a naval attack. Divided into two neighborhoods of thirteen – Montana Circle and Officer’s Row, the colonial-revival homes have a small town charm that evokes nostalgia for times before the automobile. A fascinating timeline for the history buffs
Seattle PI: Fort Lawton homes nearing closer to sale:
The company is restoring the homes based on guidelines established by the City of Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board. The homes were built in the Colonial Revival style of architecture, and maintaining their original integrity is key.
DJC: Real Estate Buzz: 26 Fort Lawton homes go on sale soon [subscription required]