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November 8, 2019
Mason contractor: J&S Masonry
Architect: Encore Architects
General contractor: Alliance Residential Co.
Masonry supplier: Mutual Materials
Broadstone Lexington is a 75-unit apartment building located in Seattle’s First Hill neighborhood. By working through the design evolution with neighbors and community groups, designers and J&S Masonry created a building that responds to its nuanced context without compromising its own identity using masonry as a primary facade material was integral to its success.
The project utilized sand-colored modular brick in a running bond pattern and punctuated the facade with precast concrete window headers, sills and cornices. These elements, plus full brick returns at window openings, create the impression of a legacy masonry building that maintains a unique, modern presence.