Seattle’s historic Labor Temple is a symbol of solidarity

The historic Seattle Labor Temple was built in Belltown in 1942, replacing an older structure near Sixth and University. The building’s owners — a consortium of city unions — will decide the building’s fate over the next year. (Mike Siegel/The Seattle Times)
The historic Seattle Labor Temple was built in Belltown in 1942, replacing an older structure near Sixth and University. The building's owners -- a consortium of city unions -- will decide the building's fate over the next year. (Mike Siegel/The Seattle Times)

Belltown’s aromatic union hall has been a gathering spot and a home for workers since 1942.