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Cornerspotter: Seattle Bridge Under Construction

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 Friday. And hey: no cheating!


Image: Wikimedia

There's only so many bridges around Seattle and some of them are pretty obvious, so your chances at an honest guess are already pretty good here. What you're seeing is one of the city's bridges being built in 1916. Finished in 1917, this bridge has a total length of 2,854 feet and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Now if only it could get better sidewalk space...