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Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI)

Seattle's Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) first opened the doors of its building in the Montlake neighborhood to the public on February 15, 1952. The museum's early exhibits displayed artifac...

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Mutual Life Building (Seattle)

Seattle's Mutual Life Building at 605 1st Avenue faces Pioneer Square. First called the Yesler Building, it was sequentially designed by architects Elmer Fisher (ca. 1840-1905), Emil DeNeuf, and James...

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National Guard Armories in Washington

In the early 1900s, as part of statewide Washington National Guard improvements, the state, with city and county assistance, built impressive armory buildings. The first three opened between 1908 and ...

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Nelsen, Ibsen (1919-2001)

Ibsen Nelsen was a Seattle-based architect who designed the Museum of Flight, the Inn at the Market, and several buildings at Western Washington University in Bellingham, among other buildings. He was...

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New Richmond Hotel (Seattle)

The New Richmond Hotel opened in Seattle across from the city's two railroad stations in 1911. Designed by Seattle architects Augustus Warren Gould (1872-1922) and Edouard Champney (1874-1929), it was...

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NewHolly Branch, The Seattle Public Library, and its Neighborhood

The NewHolly Branch, The Seattle Public Library, is located at 7058 32nd Avenue S on Seattle's Beacon Hill. Completed in 1999, the NewHolly Library replaced the Holly Park Library, which was originall...

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Nordic Museum (Seattle): Its Opening

On May 5, 2018, the Nordic Museum opened its doors to the public in its new building on NW Market Street in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle. The event marked the culmination of a 15-year process t...

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North East Branch, The Seattle Public Library

The North East Branch, The Seattle Public Library, located at 6801 35th Avenue NE, had its origins in the Ravenna/View Ridge deposit station, begun in December 1945. The deposit station circulated so ...

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Northern Life/Seattle Tower (Seattle)

The Northern Life Tower, an Art Deco landmark in downtown Seattle, was designed and built to be "A Modern Office Building of Distinction and Character Combining Beauty and Utility" (Casteel). Erected ...

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Northgate Branch, The Seattle Public Library

Northgate has been synonymous for more than a half-century with its shopping mall, one of the first in the nation. But the residential areas around the mall and the nearby neighborhoods of Maple Leaf ...

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Now & Then -- Denny Hall at University of Washington

This file contains the Seattle historian and photographer Paul Dorpat's Now & Then photographs and reflections on the University of Washington's Denny Hall, first UW building to be built (in 1894)...

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Now & Then -- Flower of Italy on Seattle's 5th Avenue

This file contains Seattle historian and photographer Paul Dorpat's Now & Then photographs and reflections on the Fiore d'Italia Restaurant on 5th Avenue S in Seattle.

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Now & Then -- Queen Anne's Spanish Mission (Seattle)

This file contains Seattle historian and photographer Paul Dorpat's Now & Then photographs and reflections on St. Anne's Catholic parish in Seattle's Queen Anne neighborhood.

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Now & Then -- Seattle Hotel vs. the Sinking Ship

This file contains Seattle historian and photographer Paul Dorpat's Now & Then photographs and reflections on The Seattle Hotel and its successor structure, a parking garage dubbed "The Sinking Sh...

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Now & Then -- Seattle's Elephant on Front Street (now 1st Avenue)

This file contains Seattle historian and photographer Paul Dorpat's Now & Then photographs and reflections on the early business along Seattle's Front Street (now 1st Avenue) and the former Denny ...

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Now & Then -- Seattle's First Hill Mansion: Castlemount

This file contains Seattle historian and photographer Paul Dorpat's Now & Then photographs and reflections on Castlemount, the First Hill mansion of retired U.S. Army Colonel Granville O. Haller. ...

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Now & Then -- Seattle's Great Fire of 1889

This file contains Seattle historian and photographer Paul Dorpat's Now & Then photographs and reflections on Seattle's Great Fire of 1889.

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Now & Then -- Seattle's Kalmar Hotel

This file contains Seattle historian and photographer Paul Dorpat's Now & Then photographs and reflections on the Kalmar Hotel which once stood in Seattle at 6th Avenue and James Street.

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Now & Then -- Suzzallo Library

This essay contains the Seattle historian and photographer Paul Dorpat's Now & Then photographs and reflections on the University of Washington's Suzzallo Library, designed by Bebb and Gould and o...

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Now & Then -- University of Washington from Above

This Now & Then animation of the University of Washington campus in northeast Seattle, showing the Drumheller fountain, is made from two photographs. The first is a postcard shot sometime in the 192...

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Olga Strawberry Barreling Plant (Orcas Island)

The Olga Strawberry Barreling Plant, constructed in 1938, stands as a reminder of the once-flourishing strawberry industry on the east side of Orcas Island in San Juan County. Built in a cooperative e...

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Olympia Capitol -- A History of the Building

Modern-day visitors to Olympia's capitol campus are justly impressed by the main Legislative Building's 287-foot-high dome and the equally broad-shouldered edifices that surround that central structur...

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Olympic Hotel: Seattle Landmark Since 1924

The Fairmont Olympic Hotel, bounded by 4th and 5th avenues, and University and Seneca streets in downtown Seattle, was built in 1924 and expanded in 1928. Its construction was financed with community ...

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Orpheum Theatre (Seattle)

Fondly remembered as a fixture of Seattle's downtown, the Orpheum Theatre at 5th Avenue and Stewart Street opened on August 28, 1927. Originally designed to showcase vaudeville and film, the venue was...

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