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Cornerspotted: The Former Home of The Pantages Theatre

Yesterday, we asked you to guess this downtown view in 1928. Walker-d was closest, guessing 5th & University. It was actually Third Avenue from Union Street looking at University Street.





Image: Wikimedia On the left was the Pantages Theatre, which opened in 1915 and was the place to see some of the biggest acts in the world as they passed through town. It became the Palomar Theatre in 1936 and then the Mayfair Theatre and the Rex Theatre before finally shuttering it's doors for good in 1965. A year later, the University Properties parking garage you see today was built in it's place.
· All Cornerspotter coverage [CS]
· Seattle's Pantages Theatre was a palace for 'the king of vaudeville' [ST]