The slogan "You'll Like Tacoma" had been adopted by Tacoma promoters during archrival Seattle’s first world’s fair, the 1909 Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition.
Now & Then
Clay Eals and Jean Sherrard dig into our rich local history, sharing images and stories from Seattle’s past.
Starting in 1866, Civil War Union soldiers formed the Grand Army of the Republic. In 1883, their wives, and others, began gathering in the Woman’s...
Today you can count eight arcs from Alaskan Way, but little — besides the Smith Tower (1914) in the distance — is the same when...
This summer, after a two-year pandemic hiatus, parades are back all over the area. One of the earliest was June 11 in Fall City, 25...
One confirmed bachelor might have conjured an act of civic generosity that ended up supporting arias in the centuries to come in Seattle.
Some consider rehabilitation of the Masonic Home — built in 1925-27 by the European-rooted Freemasons — to be too costly to pencil out.
These early motorcycles were not dependable, and an extended trip demanded equal reservoirs of luck, mechanical improvisation and sheer tenacity.
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.