Lost Seattle

Lost Seattle Contains different losses from the s up to the present day including schools churches theaters creeks ferries racetracks parks stores hotels offices and factories Organized chronolog

  • Title: Lost Seattle
  • Author: Rob Ketcherside
  • ISBN: 9781909108639
  • Page: 173
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Contains 68 different losses from the 1870s up to the present day, including schools, churches, theaters, creeks, ferries, racetracks, parks, stores, hotels, offices, and factories Organized chronologically starting with the earliest losses and ending with the latest, this book features much loved Seattle institutions that failed to stand the test of time, along with old fContains 68 different losses from the 1870s up to the present day, including schools, churches, theaters, creeks, ferries, racetracks, parks, stores, hotels, offices, and factories Organized chronologically starting with the earliest losses and ending with the latest, this book features much loved Seattle institutions that failed to stand the test of time, along with old fashioned hotels and sports facilities that needed to be updated or built over Buildings erected for the World s Fair Exposition, along with movie theaters that the age of television made redundant Losses include cable cars, Denny Hill, the Washington Hotel, the Fox Theater, Golden Potlatch, the losses of the Great Seattle Fire, Hotel Seattle, Jackson Ridge, Japantown, Joseph Mayer clock factory, Kalakala Ferry , Kingdome, Carnegie Central Library, Longacres Racetrack, Luna Park, Moran Brothers Shipyards, Yesler Mansion, mud flats, the Waterfront Streetcar, and the Wawona Schooner.

    • Free Read [Religion Book] ☆ Lost Seattle - by Rob Ketcherside ✓
      173 Rob Ketcherside
    • thumbnail Title: Free Read [Religion Book] ☆ Lost Seattle - by Rob Ketcherside ✓
      Posted by:Rob Ketcherside
      Published :2020-07-14T16:16:58+00:00

    About “Rob Ketcherside”

    1. Rob Ketcherside

      Rob Ketcherside writes about local history through a series of blended rephotography then and now for the Capitol Hill Seattle blog He has led tours of Seattle s historic clocks for the Seattle Architecture Foundation and neighborhood history for Seattle s Museum of History Industry His various contributions at MOHAI including research of artifacts and photographs recently earned him Volunteer of the Year Rob is an appointed member of the Mayor s Seattle Landmarks Preservation Board, stopping treasures from being lost He lives in Seattle.

    113 thoughts on “Lost Seattle”

    1. 4.5 stars. If it had included a few more recent events than it did I would have given it 5. I enjoyed this book very much. The writer is a regular contributor to the Capitol Hill Blog with his column Re:Take combining old and new viewspitolhillseattle/autHe is also a contact of mine on Flickr where he has interesting postsflickr/photos/tigerzoBoth sites offer some interesting work by Rob.Rob has done an excellent job of writing about various Seattle icons that have disappeared. His time frame is [...]


    2. If you have lived in SEattle for any amount of time, or if you were born and raised there, like I was, you will definitely want to read this book. There is a lot of history that is quite fascinating. Much of the "lost" buildings and institutions covered in the first two-thirds of the book were lost before I was born, but the last third contained many thins that I had known from my childhood there. The book makes me wish that more of the old landmarks had been saved, because so many of the elegan [...]


    3. Very good history in photos and information? I was amazed to see what this city used to be by founders. Great Book I recommend it!


    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *