Rudkin House

Location: 1005 Olympia Ave NE
Local, State and National Registers, Olympia Avenue Local Historic District

No vintage photo available: Contact us at olyhistory@gmail.com if you have one you can share, or if you would like to sponsor the scanning of an unscanned photograph at the Washington State Historical SocietyRudkin House

Rudkin House today (2010), photo by Deb Ross

One of the largest and most imposing of the beautiful homes on Olympia Avenue, the Rudkin House was built in 1905 for Chief Justice Frank Rudkin. Several members of the bench and bar chose to build on this street, although it was distant from the courthouse across the Swantown bridge from downtown. This house was built in the Queen Anne style.

For more information follow these links:

Washington State Historical Society (links in bold face have scanned photos, others detailed descriptions): C1964.26.4.16.2

Olympia Heritage inventory

Olympia Avenue historic District

PCTV/TCTV video on Olympia Avenue Historic District

For more information on the Rudkin family, refer to the Residents section of  this website

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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