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Alexis Hotel / Globe Building

Built 1901 - Rehabilitated 1982

 

—Seattle Landmark —

 
Alexis Hotel / Globe Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 24, 2016
1. Alexis Hotel / Globe Building Marker
Inscription. Designed by Max Umbrecht for J.W. Clise, this building originally housed stores, offices and lodgings, and together with others in the area, marked the northward move of the downtown up First Avenue. Later it was converted into a parking garage and in 1982 rehabilitated to its present form and uses by Cornerstone Development Corporation.
 
Location. 47° 36.294′ N, 122° 20.195′ W. Marker is in Seattle, Washington, in King County. Marker is at the intersection of First Avenue and Madison Street on First Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1007 First Avenue, Seattle WA 98104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Colman Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Start of Seattle Fire Site (within shouting distance of this marker); The Holyoke Building (within shouting distance of this marker); First Post Office in Seattle (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Burke Building Remnants (about 500 feet away); Exchange Building (about 500 feet away); Everett G. DuPen (about 600 feet away); First School in Seattle (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Seattle.
 
Also see . . .
1. Old Seattle Lives On At The Alexis Hotel (Curbed Seattle)
Alexis Hotel / Globe Building Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 24, 2016
2. Alexis Hotel / Globe Building Marker - Wide View
The marker is visible here to the right of the hotel entrance.
. (Submitted on November 14, 2016.)
2. Globe Building, Beebe Building and Hotel Cecil (Wikipedia). (Submitted on November 14, 2016.)
3. Globe Building (National Park Service). (Submitted on November 15, 2016.)
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Alexis Hotel / Globe Building image. Click for full size.
By Polk's Seattle City Directory, 1905 ( via Wikimedia), circa 1905
3. Alexis Hotel / Globe Building
Alexis Hotel / Globe Building, Looking Northwest Across First Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 24, 2016
4. Alexis Hotel / Globe Building, Looking Northwest Across First Avenue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 15, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 14, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 125 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 14, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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