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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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Occidental Hotel: The Rise, Fall, Rise, and Fall of Pioneer Square's Historic Hotel -- A Slideshow Photo Essay

This is a history of the Rise, Fall, Rise, and Fall of the Occidental Hotel, located in Seattle's Pioneer Square, from 1881 to the present. Written and Curated by Paul Dorpat, with Steven Leith. Prese...

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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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On Preservation and the Stimson-Green Mansion: an Interview of Priscilla (Patsy) Collins

In this HistoryLink interview conducted by architectural historian Heather MacIntosh on September 18, 2000, native Seattleite and businesswoman Priscilla (Patsy) Collins (1920-2003) provides perspecti...

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Opening of the Nordic Museum in Seattle

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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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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Paramount Theatre (Seattle)

Built in 1928 at 9th Avenue and Pine Street in downtown Seattle, the Paramount Theatre (originally called the Seattle Theatre) has over its long history brought to town some of the most diverse entert...

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Parker's Ballroom

Seattle's venerable Parker's Ballroom (which opened in 1930 on the "New Seattle-Everett Highway," now known as Aurora Avenue N) held a unique place in Northwest music history. Like a few other local d...

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Patos Island Lighthouse

Patos Island (San Juan County) is the northernmost of the San Juan Islands and is known for its remoteness and beauty. A small light station became operational there in 1893, and a 38-foot tower was a...

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