|Title||Second Ave. showing the construction of the Smith Tower at the intersection of Yesler Way, ca. 1913 |
|Photographer||Bradley, Levi |
|Date||ca. 1913 |
|Notes||The Smith Tower, located in 506 2nd Ave., is the oldest skyscraper in Seattle and contains 38 floors. It is named after its builder, firearm and typewriter magnate Lyman Cornelius Smith. Construction began in 1910 and was completed in 1914.|
Shows the Alaska Building and the New York Block on 2nd Ave.
Written on verso: 2nd Ave. near Cherry, ca. 1913.
|Subjects (LCTGM)||Street lights--Washington (State)--Seattle; Carriages & coaches--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Smith Tower (Seattle, Wash.); Office buildings--Washington (State)--Seattle--Design and construction; Skyscrapers--Washington (State)--Seattle--Design and construction; Seconc Avenue (Seattle, Wash.); Brick roads--Washington (State)--Seattle; Central business districts--Washington (State)--Seattle; Automobiles--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Location Depicted||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Seattle Photograph Collection|
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|Repository||University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division. |
|Repository Collection||Levi Bradley Collection. PH Coll 359 |
|Object Type||Photograph |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from a photograph at 600 dpi, saved in TIFF format, enhanced and resized using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2009 |