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: firstname.lastname@example.org. We'll post the answer on Friday. And hey: no cheating!
Seattle Municipal Archives
It's 1953 and it's time to catch Seattle trolley bus 943, in service to West Queen Anne. This was a time when this street went two-ways, unlike today's one-way roadway. Between all the retailers and signs, you probably have a general sense of where we are. But how about specifically? What Seattle street are we looking at?