Frederick William Anhalt is born near Canby, Minnesota.
Before real estate,
Anhalt worked in
a butcher shop.
Fred Anhalt was a self-taught designer and builder whose work defines many Seattle neighborhoods. Inspired by English castles, Anhalt embraces the Tudor Revival style.
ANHALT WANTED TO
create multifamily apartment buildings with units that feel like homes.
While its name refers to 16th-century Tudor period in England, the style is more loosely based on late Medieval English prototypes and includes decorative details from Renaissance and Arts & Crafts.
Open courtyards, private entrances, diligent maintenance, and Tudor Revival style characterize Anhalt’s buildings
Anhalt opens offering 21 apartments.
created by Anhalt’s
designs was cherished
enjoying their homes
Continuing Anhalt’s legacy, the 1600 E John address was reconverted from the Group Health office space that inhabited it from 1969—2009 back into apartment homes in 2014.
This address was dubbed “Anhalt” and dual efforts were employed to revive it—restoration and modernization.
all fully preserved
original units revived
new units added
in modern building.
His philosophy lives on through
open community spaces
adjoining the classic with the modern.
sustainable energy efficiency
is implemented into
the Anhalt by the developers.
Through a partnership with the National
Trust for Historic Preservation’s
Preservation Green Lab, the City of
Seattle Department of Planning and
Development, and the property owners,
Anhalt has been identified as the first
and only multifamily energy code