Pioneer Square Historical District
This decorative iron pergola in Pioneer Square Park was built in 1909 to serve as an entryway to an underground lavatory and to shelter...
Pioneer Square Park
The original Pioneer Sq is a cobbled triangular plaza where Henry Yesler’s sawmill cut the giant trees that marked Seattle’s first...
Bill Speidel’s Underground Tour
This cleverly conceived tour of Seattle's historic ‘underground’ (the part of the city that got buried by landfill in the 1890s)...
In one of Seattle's oldest buildings (1889) sits one of Seattle's oldest bars, trading as J&M's since around 1902. Most of the...
Delicatus is a new-school Pioneer Sq sandwich bar/deli where the sarnies are a bit more deluxe than yesteryear, being both well-stuffed...
Pioneer Square Historical District information
Many important architectural heirlooms are concentrated in Pioneer Sq, the district that sprang up in the wake of the 1889 Great Fire. Instantly recognizable by its handsome red-brick buildings, the neighborhood's predominant architectural style is Richardsonian Romanesque, strongly influenced by America's Chicago School.