A postcard dated 1908 announces a Seattle newcomer’s arrival in a ‘great city’ poised for change.
Now & Then
Paul Dorpat digs into our rich local history, sharing images and stories from Seattle’s past.
The original, weather-beaten 1986 ‘Welcome to West Seattle’ sign was replaced last spring.
The Seattle Playhouse — built for the 1962 Seattle’s World Fair in only 34 days — was visible from the Union 76 Skyride.
The former Fourth Church of Christ, Scientist, on First Hill celebrates its life-extending renovation this season.
Professor and puppeteer Aurora Valentinetti earns the University of Washington’s Distinguished Teaching Legacy Award.
This 1914 building, remembered as ‘heaven’ by at least one student, had a true old-school approach.
A 40-mile stretch of Pacific Coast Railway built in the late 1800s transported coal and people. Historian Kurt E. Armbruster describes it in his newest...
Meet the man born in Seattle on July 20, 1969, and named — you guessed it — Neil Armstrong Dial VIEW
The baby born in Seattle 50 years ago at the same time as the 1st moon landing is now an attorney who’s as humble as...
For sure, it’s somewhere on the line between Ballard and Seattle.
Hutch, the baseball hero and namesake for the cancer research center founded by his brother, was born in Seattle 100 years ago
Fred Hutchinson, a star pitcher for Franklin High School and the Seattle Rainiers before finding success as a pitcher and manager in the major leagues,...
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