Ninety years ago, this November, 24-year-old motorcycle messenger and Capitol Hill resident Clifford Amsbury made a heroic and dangerous ride over Snoqualmie Pass during a major storm to save a life of an injured gold miner. His ride captured attention far and wide. (this story was originally featured Vintage Motorcycle Enthusiasts news) The Call Came In On November 6, 1929, the phone rang at the Rubenstein’s pharmacy in Seattle’s Cobb Building. On the line was Dr. W. A. Ta
On the evening of October 25th, I had the privilege of entering my 4th of the 24 homes on Capitol Hill's historic Millionaire's Row: the private development built in the early 1900s by real estate executive James Moore for himself and a number of his friends and business associates. The house was the foursquare/colonial revival David Whitcomb house built in 1907 at 633 14th Avenue E. David Whitcomb was a real estate executive whose company built many of the city's largest off
Since it was first published in 2001, The Hill With a Future: Seattle’s Capitol Hill 1900-1946 has been the only book devoted exclusively to the history of Seattle’s Capitol Hill. For years this valuable resource has been out of print and increasingly difficult to access, and so the Capitol Hill Historical Society has worked to re-publish it.
And thanks in part to funding from 4Culture, The Second Edition of The Hill With A Future is now available for presale and