Historic Properties of Spokane
W. W. Hyslop, prominent Spokane architect, designed this apartment building for paint store owner, Isaac Baum, who lived nearby at 1830 West Pacific Avenue in Browne’s Addition. The large, three-story brick building possesses Classical Revival elements and was was initially designed with 14 units. Still operating as a multi-family residence, the Avenida Apartments was one of the first luxury apartment houses built in Browne’s Addition during the 1900s. W. W. Hyslop also designed the Marlboro Apartments, Westminster Apartments and the Elm Apartments.
The Avenida Apartments is a contributing property in the Browne's Addition Historic District, which was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.