For people who care about preserving Seattle’s historic fabric, the State Supreme Court decision against the University of Washington is a phenomenal victory. The university can no longer disregard city laws when it comes to the historic fabric of its campuses. Eugenia Woo, the Preservation Advocate at Historic Seattle, one of the parties that sued the university, has written a helpful article explaining the decision. You can read it here.
Check this out. Historian Feliks Banel saved two of the four surviving gargoyles hidden since the 1962 World’s Fair until this week’s demolition uncovered them. http://www.king5.com/mb/news/local/seattle/demolition-unearths-gargoyles-historic-architecture-at-seattle-center/426646185
Bridges, Boulevards, Streetcars & Views
- Ballard Bridge – Spans Lake Washington Ship Canal
- Counterbalance – Queen Anne Avenue
- Fremont Bridge – Spans Lake Washington Ship Canal
- George Washington Memorial Bridge (Aurora Bridge) – Spans Lake Washington Ship Canal
- Interurban Shelter – Westlake Ave. N. and Dexter Ave N.
- Queen Anne Boulevard – Queen Anne Hill
- Queen Anne Drive Bridge – Spans Ravine of Second Ave. N.
- Queen Anne Park – The Story of a Neighborhood
- Willcox Walls – Seventh Ave. W. and Eighth Ave. W.
- Historic Views – street views and panoramas on Queen Anne.
Businesses & Public Buildings
- Bank of America Building – 566 Denny Way
- Children’s Orthopedic Hospital – 100 Crockett St.
- Denny Log Cabin Real Estate Office – Queen Anne Avenue and Republican St.
- Queen Anne Club – 1530 W. Queen Anne Avenue
- Queen Anne Public Library – 400 W. Garfield Anne Street
- Queen Anne Masonic Lodge No. 242 – 1608 4th Ave. W.
- Queen Anne Water Towers – 110 Lee St.
- Seattle Children’s Home – 2142 10th Ave. W.
- Seattle Fire Station No. 24 – 5th Ave. W. and W. Galer St.
- Van de Kamp Bakery – 550 Queen Anne Ave. N., and 2127 Queen Anne Ave. N.
- Historic Businesses – Additional historic businesses