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Cornerspotter: 1929 Seattle intersection looks way different today

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Things sure have changed on these corners

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!

Back in 1929, there wasn’t too much going on at this Seattle intersetion. Looks like apartments with a little laundry hanging out back and maybe some warehouses in the distance. Today, this intersection is part of the one of the city’s busiest, ever-changing neighborhoods. You’ve got a mixed-use high-rise on the left and a nice loft apartment building to the right. Right behind you, one of the city’s iconic hardware stores. And somewhere, lurking neraby, there must be dozens of Amazon employees.

So, what intersection was this photo taken at in 1929?