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A sign for the past: Steve Christiansen has a small 3-bedroom home. He likes it that way


Last updated 7/22/2021 at 9:14am

Brian Soergel

Steve Christiansen had a sign made to celebrate his 1921 home in Edmonds.

For as long as Steve Christiansen has lived in his house on the north corner of Sixth Avenue South and Fir Street, neighbors and passers-by have shared their appreciation of what he #hasn't# done to it.

It's a 100-year-old, 1,250-square-foot, three-bedroom, one-bath home on a large lot. No wing additions. No remodel. No accessory dwelling units.

George Brackett, who died in 1927, would still recognize it.

So why the neighborly love?

Since 1921, when Sixth Avenue South was a lonely county road, the house has stood defiantly amid a growing cluster of mini- and maxi-mansions in Edmonds, often...

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Reader Comments(1)

Debra Arthur writes:

Nice place. I bet its worth a lot more than that... Register it so it can't be sold. Then turn it into one of those rb&b's or what ever they are called. With a view you could get high dollar a night for that sweetie (meaning the house not you) :) 250 a night X 7 about what 6 grand a month. Depost required for cleaning. DO it. HAHA


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