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Cornerspotter: Old Timey Downtown Seattle Fire Station

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Cornerspotter is the Curbed Seattle feature in which we show you a historical photo taken somewhere in the city and you identify the location. Impress fellow Curbed readers with your knowledge by leaving guesses in the comments or send them to our tipline: seattle@curbed.com. We'll post the answer on Monday. And hey: no cheating!


Photo: Seattle Municipal Archives

Check out Fire Station #2 in downtown Seattle some time around 1906. It didn't last very long, demolished in 1921. That area, however, has become a retail epicenter for the city and is the home of one very large national retailer these days. Any idea what street corner we're looking at?