Ooh, my favorite!


The Marlborough Seattle
May 8, 2013, 10:47 am
Filed under: Art and Design, Home, Seattle

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After two years the lease at my little apartment is finally up, and of course, I waited a bit too long to start moving and cleaning. I got my butt kicked by the move last week, but still managed to find the time to get a little nostalgic. My small studio at The Marlborough in Seattle’s First Hill Neighborhood was my very favorite home to date (aside from my new home with Andrew!), and it held so many special meanings as it was my home when I returned from San Francisco and was my safe haven during the craziness of restaurant opening and adjusting to a new life.

After living in SF I knew I had to live somewhere with history and charm, and while there are many places in Seattle that would qualify, it’s also disappointing to see so many new, bland, and cheap apartments popping up all over the city. The Marlborough was originally built in 1928, but was just reopening after an extensive remodel/restoration, and even though it was the first apartment I saw (except for an awful condo in Beacon Hill that smelled like cats had lived and died there), I instantly knew it was so very me.

There was the large living room and bedroom…

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…a cozy little kitchen and dining nook…

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…original glass doornobs and crown moulding…

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…the separate DRESSING ROOM with french doors (in addition to a walk-in closet!)…

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(there was no way I was turning it into an office)

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…and killer subway and honeycomb tiles in the bathroom.

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Once well-loved by me, this sweet little home is available now. If, by chance, you’re on the hunt for a bachelorette pad you may want to check it out.

The Marlborough | 122o Boren Avenue | Seattle, WA 98101 | 206.682.8800

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[image via VintageSeattle.org]

 


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