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ⓘ Olympia Downtown Historic District




Olympia Downtown Historic District
                                     

ⓘ Olympia Downtown Historic District

The Olympia Downtown Historic District is a historic district located in Olympia, Washington, the states capital. The district, listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 2004, covers 17 blocks in downtown Olympia and includes 51 contributing properties.

Most of the buildings in downtown Olympia was built between 1911 and 1930, decades after Washington gained statehood in Olympia as its capital. Three earthquakes in 1949, 1965 and 2001, damaged buildings in downtown Olympia.

Several properties in the historic district was designed by the architect Joseph Wohleb, who hails from the area.