we - View from our roomThe hotel offers panoramic views of Puget Sound, the Cascade Mountains & Seattle's cityscape.
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 - rear angleElevated 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:
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.
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.