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Interurban Building

1890

 
 
Interurban Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 13, 2011
1. Interurban Building Marker
Inscription. This romanesque revival building, with outstanding brick masonry and exceptional stone carving and terra cotta trim, is one of the finest in Pioneer Square. The building served as an interurban railroad depot and ticket office until 1920, and was occupied during World War II by the Boeing Company. Restoration was begun in 1975.
 
Erected by Assistance League of Seattle.
 
Location. 47° 36.097′ N, 122° 19.946′ W. Marker is in Seattle, Washington, in King County. Marker is on Yesler Way, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 157 Yesler Way, Seattle WA 98104, United States of America.
 
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 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pioneer Building (about 400 feet away); The Pioneer Square Pergola (about 400 feet away); Mutual Life Building (about 400 feet away); Site of Yesler's Pavillion (about 500 feet away); Schwabacher’s Store (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Seattle.
 
Also see . . .
Interurban Building image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 16, 2011
2. Interurban Building
The marker is on the building below the hanging flower basket, just to the left of the light pole.
 Department of Neighborhoods - Interurban Building. (Submitted on October 9, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Interurban Building image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 16, 2011
3. Interurban Building
Interurban Building image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 16, 2011
4. Interurban Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 9, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 434 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 9, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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