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Cornerspotted: It's 5th Avenue & Pike Street

Yesterday, we asked you to guess where this hotel-strewn block is located today. Must've been a toughie cause we didn't get any correct guesses. Long gone are those hotels and in their place is a big Banana Republic. That's right, it's 5th Avenue and Pike Street.





Images: UW Libraries, Google Maps It makes sense that Downtown would be full of hotels back in 1910. However, as the city grew up and grew outward, the downtown core became more of a shopping destination and this block is right in the midst of that.
· All Cornerspotter coverage [CS]
· Butterworth Building [Wiki]