A 1957 Midcentury in Seattle Receives a Striking Makeover

By removing walls, inserting new windows, and using a lighter color palette, Mowery Marsh Architects give this historic home a modern, new look.

When the current owners bought this property, they knew it had good bones. Originally designed by Seattle–based architect Hawley Adelbert Dudley as his personal residence, this midcentury gem tucked into a 10,000-square-foot wooded lot once received widespread recognition when it was built in 1957. In fact, the Seattle Times designated it as the "Home of the Month" in September of that year. 

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