King Street Station
One of the pillars upon which Seattle built its early fortunes, the old Great Northern Railroad depot has suffered a lot of neglect...
Seattle Metropolitan Police Museum
Riot-control gear, uniforms, a jail cell…welcome to the police museum, apparently the largest of its kind on the West Coast. Varied...
JRA Bike Shop
The handiest rental outlet for downtown is JRA, bivouacked close to Pioneer Sq and King Street train station.
Panama Hotel Tea & Coffee House
The Panama, a historic 1910 building containing the only remaining Japanese bathhouse in the US, doubles as a memorial to the...
The queue outside Salumi has long been part of the sidewalk furniture. It's even formed its own community of chatterers, food bloggers,...
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Union Station information
Another landmark that benefited from restoration fever is Union Station, the old Union Pacific Railroad depot (1911) that was unoccupied between 1971 and 1999. The restoration project included the preservation of the original tile floors, clocks and windows. More than 90 years of grime was hand-scrubbed off the exterior brick.
The Great Hall, half the size of a football field, remains an impressive space.