|Title||Razing College Club building at Sixth Avenue and Spring Street prior to freeway construction, Seattle, 1962 |
|Caption||Construction of the Tacoma-Seattle-Everett freeway, which opened to traffic in December 1962, took up 6, 600 parcels of land, 4, 500 of them in Seattle. One of the structures that came down to make way for the freeway was the home of the College Club, a social club for male college graduates founded in 1910. The club moved to a new location on the southeast corner of Fifth and Madison Streets. |
|Notes||Handwritten on sleeve: HIGHWAYS, Freeway, Seattle, right-of-way, College Club razing, 6th and Spring.|
Caption information source: P-I research files; "Building Washington: A History of Washington State Public Works, " by Paul Dorpat and Genevieve McCoy, 1998.
Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): October 30, 1962.
|Subjects||Demolition--Washington (State)--Seattle; Buildings--Washington (State)--Seattle; Hoisting machinery--Washington (State)--Seattle; Road construction--Washington (State)--Seattle; Laborers--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle|
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||1986.5.4023 |
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|Credit Line||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection, Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI) |
|Repository Collection||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection |
|Physical Description||1 acetate negative: b&w; 4 x 5 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from original negative as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 8-bit grayscale, resized to 640 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |