January 9, 2018

Seattle's first self-service grocery chain, Groceteria, opened its Broadway store in the Summer of 1916 at 233 Broadway East, just south of Thomas. It served the neighborhood along with Capitol Hill and Renton Hill stores for a decade before Groceteria's surprising col...

December 2, 2017

Cal Anderson Park was designated a Seattle Landmark 19 years ago this month on November 4, 1998.

Actually if you search the city landmark list for "Cal Anderson", you won't find anything. In 1998, Cal Anderson Park was still a civic dream. As part of the process lead

Hol...

November 19, 2017

On November 15, 1899 -- one hundred and eighteen years ago this month -- Nagle Place was dedicated by the Seattle City Council in ordinance 5630.

October 3, 2017

The Colman Automotive Building entered the National Parks Service's National Register of Historic Places very recently -- in 2013. It is not currently a City of Seattle Landmark, but the national listing is good enough for it to make our Landmarks Profile roundup.

The t...