|Title||Alaska Building under construction, Seattle, August 9, 1904 |
|Caption||In 1903, work began on the 14-story Alaska Building. This office building was Seattle's first skyscraper to be built with steel framing. Steel framed buildings could be taller than those in Pioneer Square which were built by earlier methods. This photo shows construction of the Alaska Building, which still stands on the southeast corner of Second Avenue and Cherry Streets. |
|Notes||Caption on image: Aug. 9, 04.|
Typed on sleeve: Alaska Building, 1904; 2nd and Cherry during construction.
Caption by MOHAI staff.
|Subjects||Building construction--Washington (State)--Seattle; Office buildings--Washington (State)--Seattle; Skyscrapers--Washington (State)--Seattle; Business districts--Washington (State)--Seattle; Commercial streets--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||SHS9373 |
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|Credit Line||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI) |
|Repository Collection||Seattle Historical Society Collection |
|Physical Description||1 photographic print: b&w; 10 x 8 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from copy print as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 24-bit RGB color, resized to 600 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |
|Photographer's Reference Number||17 |