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Interurban Building

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, September 16, 2011
1. Interurban Building Marker
Inscription.  Originally known as the Pacific Block, this building was designed by John Parkinson, a noteworthy Seattle-Los Angeles architect. Built in 1890, it housed the office of the Puget Sound Electric Railway Interurban Line, which served Seattle and Tacoma. Beginning service in 1902, the Interurban Railway operated until 1928 when it was abandoned, due to increased use of the automobile.
 
Erected 1989 by Historic Seattle Museum of History and Industry, Pioneer Square Businesses, and King County.
 
Location. 47° 36.097′ N, 122° 19.961′ W. Marker is in Seattle, Washington, in King County. Marker is on Yesler Way, on the right when traveling east. The building is located at the intersection of Yesler Way and Occidental Way. The marker faces Yesler Way. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 157 Yesler Way, Seattle WA 98104, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Interurban Building (a few steps from this marker); Smith Tower (within shouting distance of this marker); Merchant’s Cafe
Interurban Building image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 13, 2011
2. Interurban Building
The marker is below the hanging flowerpot to the left of the entrance.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Pioneer Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Pioneer Square Pergola (about 300 feet away); Salvation Army Site (about 300 feet away); Mutual Life Building (about 400 feet away); Schwabacher’s Store (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Seattle.
 
Also see . . .  Department of Neighborhoods - Interurban Building. (Submitted on October 9, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsRailroads & Streetcars
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, September 16, 2011
3. Interurban Building
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By Barry Swackhamer, September 16, 2011
4. Interurban Building
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By Barry Swackhamer, September 16, 2011
5. Interurban Building
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October 24, 2016
6. Interurban Building
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 28, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 9, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 549 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 9, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.   6. submitted on June 28, 2019. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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