Location: 1513 Columbia St SW
Local register; South Capitol National Historic Neighborhood
|Music Studio, 1939, Thurston County Assessor, Southwest Regional Archives|
Music Studio today (2013), photo by Marisa Merkel
An early and excellent example of the Craftsman style bungalow typical of the South Capitol neighborhood, the Music Studio was built around 1914. It received its name from the Torlakson family that operated a music studio at this address for a number of years in the 1930s. The open timber framework over the door is particularly characteristic of this style. The home has been nicely restored, is on the local register and located in the South Capitol National Historic Neighborhood.