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Grand Pacific Hotel

Built 1898 - Restored 1982

 

— Seattle Landmark —

 
Grand Pacific Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, July 13, 2018
1. Grand Pacific Hotel Marker
Inscription.  
This Excellent Example of Richardsonian
Romanesque Architecture was Built as the
City Expanded Northward to Meet the Needs
of the Alaskan Gold Rush. It, also was
Long in Use as a Workingmen’s Hotel, and
Has Been Converted to Apartment Housing.
This is the Oldest Building in the First
Avenue Group.
 
Erected 1986.
 
Location. 47° 36.347′ N, 122° 20.246′ W. Marker is in Seattle, Washington, in King County. Marker is on 1st Ave when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1001-1031 1st Ave, Seattle WA 98101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Colonial Hotel (a few steps from this marker); The Holyoke Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Colman Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Beebe Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Everett G. DuPen (about 300 feet away); Alexis Hotel / Globe Building
Grand Pacific Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, July 13, 2018
2. Grand Pacific Hotel Marker
Marker next to the front entrance to the building.
(about 400 feet away); Start of Seattle Fire Site (about 500 feet away); The Brooklyn Building (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Seattle.
 
More about this marker. Marker is located next to the front entrance to the building.
 
Regarding Grand Pacific Hotel. The Grand Pacific Hotel building, along with its northern neighbor, the Colonial Hotel, were both listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982. Today they are known collectively as the Colonial Grand Pacific.
 
Also see . . .  National Register of Historic Places datasheet. NRHP datasheet providing additional background information for the Grand Pacific Hotel building. (Submitted on July 20, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon.) 
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Grand Pacific Hotel image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, July 13, 2018
3. Grand Pacific Hotel
<i>Grand Pacific Hotel, Seattle</i> image. Click for full size.
Webster & Stevens (image courtesy of the University of Washington), circa 1907
4. Grand Pacific Hotel, Seattle
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 20, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 20, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 45 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 20, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon.   4. submitted on July 20, 2018. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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