Careful photo analysis more accurately pinpoints the location of the shed where Chief Seattle’s daughter lived.
Now & Then
Paul Dorpat digs into our rich local history, sharing images and stories from Seattle’s past.
The stylish building on Ninth Avenue was once described as ‘Seattle’s aristocrat among residential hotels.’
Seattle was busy rebuilding after the Great Fire of 1889, and logs piled up on their way to the city’s mills.
The Seattle pioneer planned a namesake hotel, but it hadn’t opened by the time he died in 1899. After finally opening in 1903 to host...
In 1938, before Seattle installed parking meters, a little office shed shared a First Hill street with apartment houses.
By 1904, this Seattle slope was filling with rentals — and loads of opportunities within walking distance.
Seattle’s Millionair Club and Real Change newspaper got their starts at the same corner | Now & Then
Both organizations continue to be contributors to our community.
One of the city’s first nine dumps was created at the southwest corner of Lake Union.
Finn Haakon Frolich’s statue of James J. Hill was created for Seattle’s first World’s Fair.
This week’s “Now” photo is a metaphor for the adjustments required by frequent expansions to the campus.
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