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Magnolia Branch, The Seattle Public Library

Beginning in 1943 as the fruit of neighborhood activism, the Magnolia Branch, The Seattle Public Library, has become an architectural landmark and a showcase for public art as well as a cultural and e...

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Maryhill Museum of Art

Maryhill Museum of Art, overlooking the Columbia River gorge south of Goldendale in Klickitat County, displays diverse collections ranging from Native American treasures to sculptures by Auguste Rodin...

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Montlake Branch, The Seattle Public Library

The Montlake Branch of The Seattle Public Library began in 1944 as Montlake Station. It began as a cooperative effort between a community library committee and the library itself. The committee rented...

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Moore Theatre (Seattle)

The Moore Theatre, Seattle's oldest existing entertainment venue, stood as one of the finest houses on all the West Coast when it opened in December 1907. Located on 2nd Avenue and Virginia Street, th...

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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 artifacts, ...

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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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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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