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Exploring Seattle’s Pioneer Square Through Photos From the University of Washington Digital Archives

Take a look for yourself! Check out these amazing photos of Seattle's Pioneer Square from the University of Washington Digital Archives. See the early 1900s before and compare with today in Google Maps.
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Take a look for yourself. This is a great series of photos that we dug up in the University of Washington digital archives.

The one below is a great one showing Pioneer Square in Seattle. Make sure you click on it for a larger version to see some incredible details.

Pioneer Place at intersection of Yesler Way, James St., and 1st Ave., showing Hotel Seattle, Pioneer Building, Olympic Block

Source: University of Washington Digital Collections

Here is another great one of Pioneer Square, this time from 1912, the same year Titanic sank (check out these amazing photos).

Pioneer Square in Seattle back in 1912

Source: University of Washington Digital Collections

Here’s a show showing Hotel Seattle at the corner of James St. and Yesler Way, looking east.

Hotel Seattle at corner of James and Yesler

Source: University of Washington Digital Collections

And here is the same corner today using Google Maps.

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