Couer d'Alene Park

The rules are simple!  Scroll down to the form and enter your name, email and select what prize you’re interested in.  Once you’ve figured out what the building is and you’re ready to submit your entry, enter the name or address of the building in the box below the picture.  The form will disappear after it’s been submitted successfully.  And that’s it!

Click on the giant “Downloadable Scavenger Hunt Map” to download our scavenger hunt handout which you can print and carry with you.  Click on “Google Map” to see the walking route in Google Maps.  You can print out the pictures to take with you on your hunt, as well, by clicking “Download Pictures.”

The hunt starts at the roundabout in Browne’s Addition (Pacific and Cannon) and heads south.  Be sure to stop by the MAC and some of the lovely restaurants in Browne’s while on your hunt!

You have until May 31st to complete the hunt!  One entry per person, please, but each prize is good for you and a guest!  Happy Hunting!

 

 

What experience are you interested in?…

 

The Masonic Temple (Riverside Place) Tour – Considered one of the grandest fraternal lodges in the west, the downtown Masonic Temple is a stunning example of Neo-Classical Revival and drew on the talents of many of Spokane’s most influential and prominent citizens during its construction. Even President Theodore Roosevelt participated in its groundbreaking ceremony in 1903!  The building is now Riverside Place, a multi-function event venue, and is being beautifully restored.  Just how many ballrooms, chandeliers, secret rooms and exquisite details are there? Find out on this behind-the-scenes tour!

 

A Private Tour of the Undercliff House –  Built in 1896 for F. Lewis Clark, “Undercliff,” as it was known, is a luxurious mansion in the Marycliff-Cliff Park Historic District.  It was the setting for many exclusive social affairs and boasts formal English gardens with red brick paths, ballroom, billiard room, servants quarters and rich wood detailing. Converted into offices, the home’s many architectural details have been lovingly restored to the grandeur of times past.  During this tour you’ll learn about the Clark household and how they lived in Spokane before the 20th Century.  Wow!

 

 

 

Two Tickets to Spokane Preservation Advocate’s Historic Home Tour – SPA’s Historic Home Tour, held in the fall, is a popular annual treat!  Join SPA for a walking tour of historic homes in a beautiful Spokane neighborhood.  You’ll visit a selection of historic residences with stunning architectural details and interior designs. Stroll through colorful, landscaped grounds and discover the histories of people who lived in the houses and neighborhood.  This is a great opportunity to see homes and gardens that have never before been open to the public!  To learn more about the tour click here!

 

 

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A Private Tour of the Spokane County Courthouse – Built in 1894 and acting as one of the finest examples of French Renaissance architecture in the West, the County Courthouse dominates the Spokane skyline.  Architect Willis Ritchie’s design was chosen through a design competition in 1893 and the Courthouse has been the seat of Spokane County government since 1895.  But don’t let us tell you about it!  You’ll learn all about the building on your private tour which includes a trip to the top of tower! That means tackling a lot of stairs so be prepared!

 

 

 

 

2016 Preservation Month Scavenger Hunt Submission Form

Hint:  This handsome building was designed by architect W. W. Hyslop!

 

 

Hint: A resident of this home once served as Mayor of the City of Spokane!

 

 

Hint: The "most luxurious mansion ever" has Tiffany stained glass windows and has even been visited by a US President.

 

 

Hint:  Eye-cathing clinker brick architecture, characteristic of the Arts & Crafts movement, is found on this prominent building.

 

 

Hint: This home was designed by Spokane’s most well-known architect.

 

 

Hint:  Don't get lost in gables looking for this detail!

 

 

Hint:  This home has a unique gambrel roof!

 

 

Hint:  A former resident of this property acted as the chief engineer during the construction of the Panama Canal!

 

 

Hint:  This decidedly Queen Anne home has a ton of interesting architectural elements including a tower, wraparound porch, textured walls and this fun detail.

 

 

Hint:  Built in 1889, this home belonged to a prominent engineer and mining operations investor in Spokane.  Also, be sure to look for the interesting characters on the front door!

 

 

Bonus Round!

These pictures are extra hard and are not found along the walking route.  They're for the hard-core architecture lovers and history buffs!  No hints either!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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