In 1918, the Seattle Engineering School opened, to retrain blacksmiths to work at the Ford Motor Company Assembly Plant at the south end of Lake Union (now Seattle Self Storage, 1155 Valley St.). Noted architect John Graham Sr. designed the Plant.
Queen Anne — Community on the Hill (1993) notes the building (renovated in 1990) as “the Marqueen Apartments.” Since October 1998, it has operated as the MarQueen Hotel, with libations available at the Tin Lizzie Lounge.
below: MarQueen Hotel lobby
In November 2020, an assembly of antique Ford vehicles, aka Tin Lizzies, visited the MarQueen.