These early motorcycles were not dependable, and an extended trip demanded equal reservoirs of luck, mechanical improvisation and sheer tenacity.
Now & Then
Clay Eals and Jean Sherrard dig into our rich local history, sharing images and stories from Seattle’s past.
The building for long-respected Bleitz Funeral Home today showcases “adaptive reuse,” meriting an award in May from the Queen Anne Historical Society.
Named to honor the “father of the university,” Arthur A. Denny, the University of Washington building was the first to fill the new north-end campus.
The Bush House Inn's restored building in Index holds promise as not only a travelers’ getaway but also a center for events and entertainment.
Seattle Harbor Water Tours attracted tourists and locals alike to see waterfront sights, from Coast Guard weather ships and Smith Cove to a banana terminal.
This home a stone’s throw from Seattle’s first indoor-outdoor community center at Hiawatha Park has for nearly a century offered unspoiled neighborhood warmth.
Among few remaining pre-regrade structures, the bay-windowed Wayne Apartments has shone prominently and repeatedly over four decades.
Torii is pronounced “torr-ee” and means “bird perch,” but such structures have become known more broadly as gateways to extraordinary spaces.
The Beatles' first Seattle concert was 1964, at the Coliseum. A crowd of more than 14,000 had trouble hearing the 12 songs over the loud...
Silvana’s Little White Church comprises two structures — a practical 1978 building in downtown Silvana and the original Little White Church on the Hill.