October 27, 2019

A little over 108 years ago, on August 24, 1911, civil engineer Virgil G. Bogue submitted his Plan of Seattle to the Municipal Plans Commission (MPC). The Bogue Plan, as it became to be known, outlined an ambitious design that would have connected Capitol Hill to Downt...

June 17, 2019

Earlier this spring we heard the sad news that this beautiful historic home from 1906 would soon be demolished. Even worse, that its proposed replacement looks like a slipshod and menacing guard tower straight out of Rust, a multiplayer online survival game. Future pla...

December 14, 2017

At our September meeting, Lorn Fant left quite an impression after introducing his atlantean effort to build an historical and explorable 3-D map of Seattle using ArcGIS technology. His project is still in its early stages, but it has the potential to significantly alt...

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.

May 1, 2017

In May of 1925, Claude Jensen and John G Von Herberg, partners in the Greater Theatres Company, announced plans to build a sprawling and palatial play and motion picture house on the entire westside block of Broadway between Harrison and Republican.  This is where Broa...

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