The team that would become the Huskies played its first game at Washington Field nearly a century ago.
Now & Then
Paul Dorpat digs into our rich local history, sharing images and stories from Seattle’s past.
Businesses and building projects — and one door to nowhere — surrounded the former Ewing Street.
‘The Silver Slug’ was scrapped, but fellow Art Deco landmarks remain ... on land.
Most of the homes on the winding Conkling Place in 1927 or 1928 still hold to their uniquely footprinted lots.
‘The Club’ — on Eighth Avenue — was completed in 1902 and moved in 1961 to its current home on Dexter Avenue, overlooking Lake Union.
Many roads converge near the site of the former Olympic Brewery Bottling Works.
Interstate 5 displaced the Central Church of Christ after just 8 years.
After the 1909 Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, the Tokio Cafe was converted into a crew house, and then razed to make room for oceanography labs.
Careful photo analysis more accurately pinpoints the location of the shed where Chief Seattle’s daughter lived.
The stylish building on Ninth Avenue was once described as ‘Seattle’s aristocrat among residential hotels.’
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