- 606 1st Ave S
Lonely Planet review for Pioneer Building
Built in 1891, this magnificent structure facing Pioneer Square Park is one of the finest Victorian buildings left in Seattle; many mining companies had offices here during the Klondike Gold Rush years. It was designed by Elmer Fisher, whose fingerprints are all over Pioneer Square. Resting on the site of Henry Yesler’s original home, the building now houses, in part, Doc Maynard’s Public House, a handsome old bar and restaurant that serves as the ticket office for Bill Speidel’s Underground Tour. Be sure to peek in at the Italian marble in the lobby.