Landmarks Profile: Ward House

Updated: Oct 11, 2020

It's worth noting that there are already two landmarks in the neighborhood that have historical markers on them: the Pantages House, and the nearby subject of our June profile, the Ward House.

Rob wrote about the Ward House for Capitol Hill Seattle Blog just over a year ago. Here are some highlights of that article.

The Ward House in a blended view of 1896 and 2016

The Ward House is currently at Denny and Belmont. It was moved there in 1986 by attorney David Leen and Bradford Moore. Until 1986 it was at the corner of Pike and Boren. Leen and Moore saved the house from demolition, the fate of the rest of the lost community on Boren.

Prior histories of the Ward House concluded that it was built in 1882. However that app