Seattle 2010 - Downtown landmark buildings


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Published: June 1st 2015
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This small album features landmark buildings in downtown Seattle.


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Westin Seattle Hotel on 5th Ave (we)Westin Seattle Hotel on 5th Ave (we)
Westin Seattle Hotel on 5th Ave (we)

with Times Square Building on the right. The Westin Seattle Hotel has 891 smoke-free guest rooms & suites. Hotel web site: http://www.westinseattle.com/
we - View from our roomwe - View from our room
we - View from our room

The hotel offers panoramic views of Puget Sound, the Cascade Mountains & Seattle's cityscape.
Times Square building (ts), Times Square building (ts),
Times Square building (ts),

formerly the Times Building, was completed in 1916 & originally housed the editorial operations of the Seattle Times newspaper which was housed there until 1930. The 5 story flatiron building in Beaux-Arts design was designed by Seattle architects Bebb and Gould. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983 & designated a city landmark in 1984.
ts - Located at 414 Olive Way,ts - Located at 414 Olive Way,
ts - Located at 414 Olive Way,

it is entirely surrounded by streets: 4th Street, Olive Way, Stewart Street and 5th Avenue.
ts - rear anglets - rear angle
ts - rear angle

Elevated tracks for the Link Light Rail system is in the foreground. Link light rail travels between Westlake Station in downtown Seattle & Sea-Tac Airport making 11 stops along the way. Web site: http://www.soundtransit.org/Rider-Guide/Link-light-rail
Macy’s Department Store (ma), Macy’s Department Store (ma),
Macy’s Department Store (ma),

located on 3rd Ave, was built in 1928 in Art Deco style. The 7 story building is another registered city landmark. Seattle is the regional headquarters for the corporate region of Macy's West.
Washington Securities Building (ws) on 3rd AveWashington Securities Building (ws) on 3rd Ave
Washington Securities Building (ws) on 3rd Ave

across from Macy's. The 10 floor Chicago School style building was completed in 1918. It was extensively renovated in 1951.
ws - The exquisitely restored lobbyws - The exquisitely restored lobby
ws - The exquisitely restored lobby

exemplifies its original 1917 grandeur, with mosaic tile floor, onyx walls and sand cast bronze fixtures.
Bergman Luggage downtown location on 3rd AveBergman Luggage downtown location on 3rd Ave
Bergman Luggage downtown location on 3rd Ave

in the former Donahoe parking garage building. This large parking garage building, one of several that were built in downtown Seattle, was constructed for Charles W. Donahoe in 1921. Designed by Seattle architect Charles Haynes in Spanish Eclectic style, it is the oldest extant garage building in the neighborhood. It was converted for business & store uses in 1924. By 1937, eight businesses occupied the building. It is/was being considered for Seattle Landmarks Preservation status.


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