15. Central Building, 1721 Hewitt Avenue

Central Bldg, 1721 Hewitt Ave. (1925) Architects: Morrison and Stimson This six-story building is finished with light brown brick and cream terra cotta with Gothic Revival details. The upper-story windows are non-original. Constructed for approximately $150,000, it was typically occupied by dentists, lawyers, insurance agents, and other professionals. The SW corner at this intersection once had a building on it that Benjamin Turnbull also designed. Burned in 1957 and then destroyed by fire in 1986. It had been occupied by the Ripple Tavern and Lions Upholstery. Central Bldg. architects Morrison and Stimson also designed the 7-story Medical and Dental Building in 1926 at corner Colby and California Avenues. It opened with JC Penney and Halls Pharmacy which occupied the ground floor for decades. Built on the site of Everett’s first physician, Dr. W.C. Cox. An extension was added to the north side in the 1950s.