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Grand Central Hotel

1889

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, September 17, 2011
1. Grand Central Hotel Marker
Inscription. Originally known as the Squire-Latimer Building, this structure served as office space until 1897. At that time the influx of miners on their way to the Klondike Gold Rush brought about its conversion to the Grand Central Hotel. After years of decline, the building was restored in 1973. Site of Squire Opera House.
 
Erected by Assistance League of Seattle.
 
Location. 47° 36.012′ N, 122° 20.054′ W. Marker is in Seattle, Washington, in King County. Marker is on South 1st Avenue north of South Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 216 South 1st Avenue, Seattle WA 98104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pioneer Square Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); Information Booth (within shouting distance of this marker); Smith and Squire Buildings (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Maynard Building (about 400 feet away); Site of the Smaller Fort (about 400 feet away); Schwabacher’s Store (about 400 feet away); Ballast Island (about 500 feet away); Merchant’s Cafe (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Seattle.
 
Also see . . .
Grand Central Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 17, 2011
2. Grand Central Hotel Marker
 University of Washington Digital Collection - Squire Latimer Building. (Submitted on October 10, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Grand Central Hotel image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 17, 2011
3. Grand Central Hotel
 
 
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