Archive for 2012

Reframe: 4703 Beach Drive

May 17th, 2012 by Cliffe | Sorted Reframe | 27 Comments »
Click 4703 Beach Drive, circa 1961. Appeal of Waite Quesnell, et al., from decision of Board of Adjustment on a variance application. Photograph courtesy Seattle Municipal Archives.
Click 4703 Beach Drive, present day. Photograph courtesy Google Maps.

6th Street School

May 2nd, 2012 by Cliffe | Sorted Photo Exposure | 6 Comments »
Click 1880-1920. Photo of wooden building with some windows and doors missing or boarded up, foundations exposed, and no stairs leading up to doors. Old 6th St. school, moved to So side Marian Sts and east of 7th Ave. Image courtesy Washington State Digital Archives.

Pan-Am @ Seatac

April 4th, 2012 by Cliffe | Sorted Miscellaneous | 12 Comments »
Click Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, one of the busiest air terminals of the U.S.A. Seen loading on right the tall tail of a Pan-American 707 Jetliner, on the landing strip a Trans-Canada DC3, the old workhorse, and to the left a conventional Western Airlines plane. What a contrast between the old and new in passenger aviation! Color photo by Max R. Jensen. Circa 1960′s.

Seattle Home, Date Unknown

March 29th, 2012 by Cliffe | Sorted Photo Exposure | 22 Comments »
Click A Seattle home on postcard. Can anyone locate it? Date unknown.

Reframe: Dearborn & 9th Ave. S. 1936

February 16th, 2012 by Cliffe | Sorted Reframe | 14 Comments »
Click Dearborn Street at 9th Avenue South, Dec 30, 1936. Photograph courtesy Seattle Municipal Archives.
Click Dearborn Street at 9th Avenue South, present day. Photograph courtesy Google Maps.

Washington Pioneer Club

January 23rd, 2012 by Cliffe | Sorted Historic Buildings | 184 Comments »
Click Washington Pioneer Hall, date unknown, view S. E. 43rd & Blaine Str. E. Photo shows two-story brick building with arched windows and “Washington Pioneer Hall” carved near top. Sign on side says “Olympic Boat Works.” Image courtesy Washington State Digital Archives.