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Cornerspotter: Downtown Seattle Before There Was a Downtown, or Much of a Seattle

Can you figure out what downtown Seattle intersection this 1884 scene is located at?

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!

This 1884 view of Seattle looks like it might have grown up into some kind of residential region of the city, like, say Wallingford or Ravenna. But actually you're looking at the heart of Downtown Seattle today. A historic landmark will be built 20 years after this photo was taken and it still stands today, even if its not in great shape. The horse trolley might give away a little bit of the mystery but it doesn't tell the whole story. So, what Seattle intersection are we looking at?
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