A new book celebrates the best of ‘Now & Then’ — and the beloved historian behind it

A sanguine Paul Dorpat faces north while surmounting the sundial on Kite Hill in Gas Works Park in his home neighborhood of Wallingford, with Lake Union and downtown resplendent behind him.  (Bérangère Lomont)
A sanguine Paul Dorpat faces north while surmounting the sundial on Kite Hill in Gas Works Park in his home neighborhood of Wallingford, with Lake Union and downtown resplendent behind him. (Bérangère Lomont)

Paul Dorpat’s fascination with Seattle’s ‘sense of itself’ led to a career, a partnership and our weekly column ... and the rest, of course, is history.