Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Where's It Wednesday—CXXIV

Where in Seattle is this?

Somewhere in Seattle... but where?

Answer next week.

Details on the weekly Where's It Wednesday puzzle here.
Other weeks' puzzles here.
Answer to last week's puzzle, after the jump.

Last week's picture shows a remnant arch, one of several architectural pieces preserved from the former Burke building which stood at the corner of 2nd and Marion. The Exchange Building is in the background.

Arch near 2nd and Marion,
part of the former Burke building

The picture below shows the entrance arch as it existed in the original building.

Seattle's Burke Building 1889-1971

Plaque explaining old Burke building features remaining

It was torn down in 1971; the site is now occupied by the Henry M. Jackson Federal Building. Thomas Burke was a lawyer, judge and railroad builder. Both the Burke Museum and the Burke-Gilman Trail are named in his honor.

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