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Seattle in King County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
 

The Pioneer Square Pergola

 
 
The Pioneer Square Pergola Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 16, 2011
1. The Pioneer Square Pergola Marker
Inscription.
1909
This ornamental glass and cast iron pergola provided shelter at the northwest’s first comfort station, a place featuring modern conveniences such as public restrooms.
2002
The pergola was extensively damage when a truck failed to safely navigate its turn. Rebuilt out of the original fragments, the pergola has been restored to its original splendor.
 
Erected by Seidelhuber Iron Works.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 47° 36.116′ N, 122° 20.037′ W. Marker is in Seattle, Washington, in King County. Marker is at the intersection of 1st Avenue and Yesler Way, on the left when traveling south on 1st Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 600 1st Avenue, Seattle WA 98104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mutual Life Building (a few steps from this marker); Pioneer Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Merchant’s Cafe (within shouting distance of this marker); Schwabacher’s Store (within shouting distance of this marker);
The Pioneer Square Pergola Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 16, 2011
2. The Pioneer Square Pergola Marker
Site of Yesler’s Pavilion (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Maynard Building (about 300 feet away); Interurban Building (about 300 feet away); The Broderick Building (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Seattle.
 
Also see . . .  Iron Pergola and Totem Pole. (Submitted on October 9, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
The Pioneer Square Pergola image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 16, 2011
3. The Pioneer Square Pergola
The Pioneer Square Pergola image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 17, 2011
4. The Pioneer Square Pergola
The Pioneer Square Pergola image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 17, 2011
5. The Pioneer Square Pergola
The Pioneer Square Pergola image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 16, 2011
6. The Pioneer Square Pergola
The Pioneer Square Pergola National Historic Landmark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, December 30, 2012
7. The Pioneer Square Pergola National Historic Landmark Marker
This marker resides in front of the Pioneer Building and designates the Pioneer Building, The Pergola and nearby Totem Pole as National Historic Landmarks.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 5, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 9, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 615 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 9, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.   7. submitted on August 4, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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