Seattle

Seattle, King County, Washington, United States
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The Penthouse (Q1456136)
item type: jazz club
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Penthouse was a jazz club in Seattle, most remembered for John Coltrane's performance there in September 1965.

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: 1968 disestablishments in Washington (state), Former music venues in the United States
Alaskan Way Viaduct (Q4708669)
item type: bridge / viaduct
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Alaskan Way Viaduct was an elevated freeway in Seattle, Washington, United States, that carried a section of State Route 99 (SR 99). The double-decked freeway ran north–south along the city's waterfront for 2.2 miles (3.5 km), east of Alaskan Way and Elliott Bay, and traveled between the West Seattle Freeway in SoDo and the Battery Street Tunnel in Belltown.

State Route 99 Tunnel (Q4708670)
item type: road tunnel / transport megaproject
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The State Route 99 Tunnel, also known as the Alaskan Way Viaduct replacement tunnel, is a bored highway tunnel in the city of Seattle, Washington, United States. The 2-mile (3.2 km), double-decker tunnel carries a section of State Route 99 (SR 99) under Downtown Seattle from SoDo in the south to South Lake Union in the north.

website: http://alaskanwayviaduct.org

Pier 2 (Q7191693)
item type: pier
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Pier 2 in Seattle, Washington was an important shipping terminal.

Seattle Times Building (Q28232682)
item type: building
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Seattle Times Building is the former headquarters of The Seattle Times, located in Seattle, Washington, United States. The three-story building was occupied by the newspaper from 1931 to 2011, replacing the Times Square Building. It was originally built in 1931 and later expanded to accommodate more office space and larger presses.

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: Buildings and structures demolished in 2016, Demolished buildings and structures in Washington (state)
Amazon Spheres (Q48596158)
item type: building
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Amazon Spheres are three spherical conservatories that are part of the Amazon headquarters campus in Seattle, Washington, United States. Designed by NBBJ and landscape firm Site Workshop, the three glass domes are covered in pentagonal hexecontahedron panels and serve as an employee lounge and workspace. The domes, which range from three to four stories tall, house 40,000 plants as well as meeting space and retail stores. They are located under the Day 1 building on Lenora Street. The complex opened to Amazon employees and limited public access on January 30, 2018. The spheres are reserved mainly for Amazon employees, but are open to the public through weekly headquarters tours and an exhibit on the ground floor.

website: https://www.seattlespheres.com/

Global Washington (Q5570781)
item type: non-governmental organization
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Global Washington is a Seattle-based nonprofit membership association whose mission is to promote international development by coordinating the efforts of other globally-minded philanthropic, research and business organizations in Washington state.

website: http://globalwa.org

Double Header (Q28457546)
item type: bar
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Double Header was a gay bar located at 407 2nd Avenue S in Seattle's Pioneer Square neighborhood, in the U.S. state of Washington. The LGBT establishment opened in 1934 and closed in December 2015. It was thought to be the oldest gay bar in the United States.

Street address: 407 Second avenue extension south (from Wikidata)

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: 2015 disestablishments in Washington (state), Defunct LGBT drinking establishments
University of Washington Quad (Q47090840)
item type: architectural structure / quadrangle
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Liberal Arts Quadrangle, more popularly known as the Quad, is the main quadrangle at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. It is often considered the school's trademark attraction. Raitt Hall and Savery Hall frame the northwestern boundary while Gowen, Smith, and Miller Halls frame the southeast. At the top of the quad sits the latest buildings on the quad, the Art and Music Buildings. The quad is lined with thirty Yoshino cherry trees, which blossom between mid-March and early April.

NE 145th Street (Q20712543)
item type: tram stop / proposed railway station
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Shoreline South/145th is a planned elevated station on Sound Transit's Lynnwood Link Extension, part of the Link Light Rail system. It will be located at the intersection of Interstate 5 and State Route 523 (NE 145th Street) in Shoreline and will open in 2024 with the rest of the line.

Capitol Hill's mystery soda machine (Q79957364)
item type: vending machine
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Capitol Hill's mystery soda machine was a vending machine in Capitol Hill, Seattle, that had been in operation since at least the late 1990s. It is unknown who stocked the machine.

Chris Cornell memorial statue (Q60785759)
item type: work of art / bronze sculpture
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Chris Cornell memorial statue is a bronze sculpture depicting late Soundgarden vocalist Chris Cornell created by Nick Marra. It is installed outside the Museum of Pop Culture on the Seattle Center grounds, in the U.S. state of Washington. It was first displayed to the public on October 7, 2018. The life-size statue shows the musician holding a guitar. It was gifted to the museum by Cornell's spouse, Vicky Cornell.

Wallingford Fire and Police Station (Q59155611)
item type: police station / fire station
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Wallingford Fire and Police Station, also known as the Wallingford Police Precinct Station, at 1629 N. 45th St. in Seattle, Washington was built in 1913. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.

NRHP reference number: 83003347

Seacrest cove 2 (Q7440296)
item type: bay / recreational dive site
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Seacrest Cove 2 is a local dive site in West Seattle, Washington. The site is within Seacrest Park.

University of Washington Libraries (Q7896575)
item type: academic library / publishing house
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The University of Washington Libraries have the largest library collection in the Pacific Northwest and are among the largest academic research libraries in North America and won the 2004 ACRL "Excellence in Academic Libraries Award". They are located in the state of Washington, USA in four cities: Seattle, Tacoma, Bothell, and Friday Harbor.

website: http://www.lib.washington.edu

Ballard Branch Library (Q69764503)
item type: public library / library branch

Street address: 5614 22nd Avenue Nw, Seattle, WA 98107 (from Wikidata)

Broadview Branch Library (Q69764507)
item type: public library / library branch

Street address: 12755 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle, WA 98133 (from Wikidata)

Green Lake Branch Library (Q69764511)
item type: public library / library branch

Street address: 7364 E Green Lake Dr N, Seattle, WA 98115 (from Wikidata)

University of Washington School of Law (Q7348679)
item type: law school
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The University of Washington School of Law is the law school of the University of Washington, located on the northwest corner of the main campus in Seattle, Washington.

website: http://www.law.washington.edu/

South Lake High School (Q60761557)
item type: high school
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

South Lake High School is a public secondary school located in the Rainier Beach neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. South Lake High School is an alternative high school for students suspended or expelled from other schools, teenage parents or students who prefer smaller schools.

Greenwood Branch Library (Q69764513)
item type: public library / library branch

Street address: 8016 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103 (from Wikidata)

Lake City Branch Library (Q69764516)
item type: public library / library branch

Street address: 12501 28th Ave Ne, Seattle, WA 98125 (from Wikidata)

Magnolia Branch Library (Q69764517)
item type: public library / library branch

Street address: 2801 34th Ave W, Seattle, WA 98199 (from Wikidata)

Queen Anne Branch Library (Q69764521)
item type: public library / library branch

Street address: 400 W Garfield St, Seattle, WA 98119 (from Wikidata)

Wallingford Branch Library (Q69764534)
item type: public library / library branch

Street address: 1501 N 45th St, Seattle, WA 98103 (from Wikidata)

Beacon Hill Branch Library (Q69764537)
item type: public library / library branch

Street address: 2821 Beacon Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98144 (from Wikidata)

Douglass-truth Branch Library (Q69764539)
item type: public library / library branch

Street address: 2300 E Yesler Way, Seattle, WA 98122 (from Wikidata)

Capitol Hill Branch Library (Q69764542)
item type: public library / library branch

Street address: 425 Harvard Ave E, Seattle, WA 98102 (from Wikidata)

High Point Branch Library (Q69764544)
item type: public library / library branch

Street address: 3411 Sw Raymond Street, Seattle, WA 98126 (from Wikidata)

Newholly Branch Library (Q69764546)
item type: public library / library branch

Street address: 7058 32nd Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118 (from Wikidata)

Madrona Sally Goldmark Branch Library (Q69764548)
item type: public library / library branch

Street address: 1134 33rd Ave, Seattle, WA 98122 (from Wikidata)

Montlake Branch Library (Q69764552)
item type: public library / library branch

Street address: 2401 24th Ave. E., Seattle, WA 98112 (from Wikidata)

Rainier Beach Branch Library (Q69764554)
item type: public library / library branch

Street address: 9125 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118 (from Wikidata)

West Seattle Branch Library (Q69764565)
item type: public library / library branch

Street address: 2306 42nd Ave Sw, Seattle, WA 98116 (from Wikidata)

Delridge Branch Library (Q69764566)
item type: public library / library branch

Street address: 5423 Delridge Way Sw, Seattle, WA 98106 (from Wikidata)

South Park Branch Library (Q69764578)
item type: public library / library branch

Street address: 8604 Eighth Ave. S., Seattle, WA 98108 (from Wikidata)

Centro de Recursos de Seattle (Q85726628)
item type: special library / central library

Street address: Padelford B-202C, BOX 354360, University of Washington (from Wikidata)

website: http://www.educacion.gob.es/exterior/centros/seattle/es/home/index.shtml#

Duwamish Head (Q5317643)
item type: headland
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Duwamish Head is the northernmost point in West Seattle, Washington, jutting into Elliott Bay. The Duwamish called it "Low Point" or "Base of the Point" (Lushootseed: sgWudaqs).

USGS GNIS ID: 1504603

Sand Point (Q7415853)
item type: peninsula
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Sand Point is a peninsula that juts into Lake Washington from north Seattle, Washington, United States. It is mostly occupied by Magnuson Park and gives its name to the Sand Point neighborhood to the west. Formerly a U.S. naval air station, it is mostly public park area, but with a portion occupied by NOAA.

Rainier Square Tower (Q30634662)
item type: building
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Rainier Square Tower is a mixed-use skyscraper in the Metropolitan Tract of Downtown Seattle, Washington that is currently under construction. The 850-foot (260 m) tall, 58-story tower will be located at Union Street between 4th and 5th Avenues adjacent to the existing Rainier Tower, and will be the second-tallest building in Seattle upon completion. The $600 million project is scheduled to be completed by 2020, and will be the tallest building constructed in the city since 1985.

Fremont Trolley Barn (Q56064441)
item type: building
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Fremont Trolley Barn is a building in the Fremont neighborhood of Seattle, Washington, United States. Originally built as a carbarn (maintenance and operations base) for trolley cars, it has served numerous purposes during its years of existence (including as a warehouse and garage for garbage trucks) and is widely remembered as the brewery for Redhook Ale, considered by many to be Seattle's first craft beer brewery. Redhook brewed here from 1988 until 1998, when they moved to a larger site in Woodinville. The building functions today as the production center of Seattle-based chocolatiers Theo Chocolate. It was designated a Seattle Landmark on September 20, 1989.

Re:Invent (Q65052357)
item type: building
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

re:Invent is a 37-story high-rise office building on the Amazon headquarters campus in Seattle, Washington, United States. It opened in 2019 and houses 5,000 employees as one of three major high-rise towers on Amazon's campus in the Denny Triangle neighborhood north of Downtown Seattle.

Weedin Place fallout shelter (Q65066744)
item type: building
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Weedin Place Fallout Shelter is a disused fallout shelter in Seattle, Washington, United States. It was built in 1962–1963, under Interstate 5, to hold about 100 individuals. It had Diesel generators and other survival features and was intended to be the prototype "for countless similar shelters that would be installed nationwide under interstate highways".

Bakke Graduate University (Q4849468)
item type: seminary / private not-for-profit educational institution
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Bakke Graduate University BGU is a United States accredited graduate school that has students, faculty, alumni and courses in over 50 countries focused on urban studies, sustainable business, and Christian theology.

Street address: 8515 Greenville Ave S206, Dallas, TX, 75243-7039 (from Wikidata)

website: http://www.bgu.edu

Times Square Building (Q7806556)
item type: office building
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Times Square Building, formerly the Times Building, is a registered landmark building in Seattle, Washington. It was completed in 1916 and housed editorial operations of the Seattle Times newspaper, which was housed there until 1930. Located at 414 Olive Way, it is entirely surrounded by streets: 4th Avenue, Olive Way, Stewart Street and 5th Avenue. The building has a Beaux-Arts design and flatiron shape. It is five stories high.

NRHP reference number: 83003346

Untitled (Q22025848)
item type: sculpture
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Untitled is an outdoor 1975 sculpture by Lee Kelly, installed at Louisa Boren Park in Seattle, Washington, in the United States. The abstract, welded Cor-Ten steel piece measures approximately 19 feet (5.8 m) x 14 feet (4.3 m) x 10 feet (3.0 m). It was surveyed and deemed "treatment needed" by the Smithsonian Institution's "Save Outdoor Sculpture!" program in November 1994. The work is part of the Seattle One Percent for Art Collection and administered by the Seattle Arts Commission.

Puget Park (Q49546704)
item type: park
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Puget Park is a part of the West Duwamish Greenbelt east of West Seattle. The Greenbelt encompasses the forest on the eastern slopes of West Seattle.

2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup (Q637957)
item type: sports season
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup was the tenth edition of the CONCACAF Gold Cup competition, and the twentieth soccer championship of North America, Central America and the Caribbean (CONCACAF). It was played from July 3 to 26, 2009 in the United States. This competition was the fourth tournament without guests from other confederations. Mexico won their fifth Gold Cup, and eighth CONCACAF Championship overall, after beating the United States 5–0 in the final. It was the second consecutive Gold Cup final and fourth overall to feature Mexico and the United States and the third won by Mexico.

Wawona (Q776702)
item type: schooner
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Wawona was an American three-masted, fore-and-aft schooner that sailed from 1897 to 1947 as a lumber carrier and fishing vessel based in Puget Sound. She was one of the last survivors of the sailing schooners in the West Coast lumber trade to San Francisco from Washington, Oregon, and Northern California.

NRHP reference number: 70000643

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: Defunct museums in Washington (state)
KEXP (Q761627)
item type: radio station
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

KEXP-FM (90.3 MHz) is a public radio station in Seattle, Washington, that specializes in alternative and indie rock programmed by its disc jockeys. Its broadcasting license is owned by Friends of KEXP, an independent 501(c)(3) organization. There are weekly programs dedicated to other musical genres, including rockabilly, blues, world music, hip hop, electronica, punk, and alternative country. Live, in-studio performances by artists are also regularly scheduled.

website: http://www.kexp.org

Alaska–Yukon–Pacific Exposition (Q4708674)
item type: World's Fair
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Alaska–Yukon–Pacific Exposition was a world's fair held in Seattle in 1909, publicizing the development of the Pacific Northwest. It was originally planned for 1907, to mark the 10th anniversary of the Klondike Gold Rush, but the organizers found out about the Jamestown Exposition being held that year, and rescheduled.

Argosy University, Seattle (Q4789718)
item type: private for-profit educational institution
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Argosy University, Seattle was one of 19 campuses nationwide of the for-profit Argosy University, which was formed in 2001 through the merger of the American Schools of Professional Psychology, the Medical Institute of Minnesota, and the University of Sarasota. The Seattle campus was founded in 1995 as the Washington School of Professional Psychology and closed in 2016. It no longer accepts any new students.

Street address: 2601-A Elliott Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98121 (from Wikidata)

website: http://www.argosy.edu/seattle

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: Defunct universities and colleges in Washington (state)
Seattle Seahawks Ring of Honor (Q3953625)
item type: award
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Seattle Seahawks Ring of Honor is a group of people honored for their contributions to the Seattle Seahawks, a professional football team in the National Football League.

Aladdin Industries (Q4705495)
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)
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Artist Trust (Q4801237)
item type: nonprofit organization
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Artist Trust is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting Washington artists working in all creative disciplines. Artist Trust provides artists the time and resources necessary to prosper. Since 1987 it has invested over ten million dollars in grants, resources and career training to thousands of Washington State's most promising and respected musicians, visual artists, writers, dancers, craft artists, filmmakers, cross-disciplinary artists and more. It is located in Seattle, Washington, and serves the entire state.

website: http://artisttrust.org/

The Greater Seattle Bureau of Fearless Ideas (Q4644612)
item type: nonprofit organization
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Greater Seattle Bureau of Fearless Ideas (formerly 826 Seattle) is a nonprofit organization located in Seattle, Washington dedicated to supporting students ages 6 to 18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write. Services are structured around the belief that great leaps in learning can happen with one-on-one attention, and that strong writing skills are fundamental to future success.

website: http://www.826national.org/

Academy for Young Scholars (Q4671413)
item type: educational institution
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

UW Academy for Young Scholars is a prestigious early-college entrance program located at the University of Washington. Founded in 2001, after the creation of Early Entrance Program (EEP), the Robinson Center and the University of Washington Honors Program partnered to create the UW Academy for Young Scholars program. The first class of Academy students enrolled at the University in 2002. Each year, the program accepts up to 35 10th graders from around the country, who skip the last two years of high school to enroll as freshmen in the Honors program at the University. Admission is competitive and selection is based on high school grades and curriculum, standardized test scores (ACT exam or SAT Reasoning Test), required essays, and teacher recommendations. The UW Academy is not a Running Start program, and Academy students do not earn a high school diploma and therefore are considered high school dropouts.

website: http://depts.washington.edu/cscy/programs/academy/

2012 Seattle cafe shooting spree (Q4626722)
item type: mass murder
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The 2012 Seattle cafe shooting spree was a series of shooting incidents that occurred on May 30, 2012. The killing spree began with a mass shooting that occurred at Café Racer in Seattle, Washington, resulting in the deaths of four patrons. A fifth person was killed not long after. The shooter, Ian Lee Stawicki, committed suicide the same day.

Ballard Avenue Historic District (Q4851499)
item type: historic district
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Ballard Avenue Historic District is a section of downtown Ballard in Seattle, Washington, that was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976 (ID #76001885). The district consists of Ballard Avenue N.W. between N.W. Market Street and N.W. Dock Place, and is located near to and along Salmon Bay. After initial work by the Ballard Avenue Association and the city of Seattle's Urban Conservation Division, former Seattle mayor Wes Uhlman signed the ordinances that led to the national recognition of the area. The neighborhood of Ballard is known for a large historic population and presence of immigrants from Sweden, and King Gustaf of Sweden read the proclamation inducting the district to the historical registry in 1976, and at the same time dedicated the new bell tower at Ballard's Marvin's Garden Park, which housed the original bell from Ballard's old city hall. The historic markers that can be seen on 26 of the buildings were created and erected by the Ballard Historical Society.

NRHP reference number: 76001885

Allied Arts of Seattle (Q4732551)
item type: nonprofit organization
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Allied Arts of Seattle is a non-profit organization in Seattle, Washington, USA. The organization advocates for public funding of the arts, better urban planning and architecture, and other civic improvements. The organization claims to be the "oldest non-profit organization in Seattle dedicated to urban livability", but, in any case, at 50+ years old is certainly a venerable organization by the standards of a city barely older than 150 years It was a major force in establishing the Seattle Arts Commission, creating Seattle Center on the grounds of the Century 21 Exposition (1962 world's fair) and preserving historical landmarks and neighborhoods, particularly Pioneer Square and Pike Place Market, as well as defeating the 2012 Seattle Olympic bid.

website: http://www.alliedarts-foundation.org/

American Automatic Control Council (Q4743113)
item type: organization
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The American Automatic Control Council (AACC) is an organization founded in 1957 for research in control theory. AACC is a member of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) and is an association of the control systems divisions of nine member societies:

website: http://www.a2c2.org/

Area code 206 (Q4788554)
item type: area codes in the United States
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Area code 206 is a North American telephone area code in the U.S. state of Washington assigned to the numbering plan area (NPA) that includes the city of Seattle, Shoreline, Lake Forest Park, the islands of Mercer, Bainbridge, and Vashon, and portions of metropolitan Seattle from Des Moines to Woodway.

Ballard Terminal Railroad (Q4851521)
item type: railway company
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Ballard Terminal Railroad Company LLC (reporting mark BDTL) operates three Class III short line terminal railroads in western Washington, United States. Founded in 1997 to operate a three-mile spur through Seattle's Ballard neighborhood, the Ballard Terminal Railroad has expanded to operate two additional lines in the Puget Sound area, including Eastside Freight Railroad (reporting mark EFRX) from Snohomish to Woodinville, Washington, and Meeker Southern Railroad (reporting mark MSN), a 5 mi (8.0 km) segment from East Puyallup ("Meeker") to McMillin, Washington.

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: Companies operating former Great Northern Railway (U.S.) lines
Ameri-Go-Round (Q4742472)
item type: carousel
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Ameri-Go-Round was an antique carousel at Six Flags Great America, United States. It is also the name of a newer carousel built the same year at its sister park, California's Great America.

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: Amusement rides that closed in 1995, Amusement rides that closed in 2003
Childhaven (Q5097960)
item type: nonprofit organization
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Childhaven is a King County nonprofit organization that serves children between the ages of one month and five years who have been abused or neglected, or are at risk. The agency runs three programs: Therapeutic Child Care, the state's first program in which children referred by Child Protective Services or Child Welfare Services receive treatment geared toward their particular developmental needs; the Drug-Affected Infant Program, which includes children affected by in-utero or environmental drug use (and requires parents to enroll in outpatient chemical-dependency treatment); and the Crisis Nursery, King County's only 24-hour program to care for children when their parents face a crisis situation.

website: http://www.childhaven.org/

Chief Sealth Trail (Q5096913)
item type: trail
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Chief Sealth Trail is a multi-use recreational trail in Seattle, Washington.

Consortium for Research on Renewable Industrial Materials (Q5163375)
item type: organization
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Consortium for Research on Renewable Industrial Materials (CORRIM) is a non-profit organization dedicated to developing life-cycle assessment (LCA) data related to wood-based materials and energy, and their alternatives.

website: http://www.corrim.org/

Crawford Court (Q5182853)
item type: sports venue
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Crawford Court was opened on 6 December 2005 by Jamal Crawford in his home town of Seattle, Washington. The court cost $100,000 and is for the use of Rainier Beach High School students. Crawford's high school number (23) is retired at the school, and is on display in the gym.

Densho: The Japanese American Legacy Project (Q5259327)
item type: nonprofit organization
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Densho is a nonprofit organization based in Seattle, Washington, which collects video oral histories and documents regarding the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Densho offers a free online digital archive of the primary sources for educational purposes.

website: http://www.densho.org

Crescent Foods (Q5184362)
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Crescent Foods, Inc., was a Seattle, Washington, spice and flavorings company founded in 1883 that was bought by McCormick & Company in 1989.

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: 1989 disestablishments in Washington (state), Defunct companies based in Seattle
Eastern Congo Initiative (Q5330085)
item type: organization
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Eastern Congo Initiative (ECI) is an American nonprofit organization established by Ben Affleck and Whitney Williams in 2010 as "the first U.S.-based advocacy and grant-making initiative wholly focused on working with and for the people of eastern Congo". ECI provides development grants and international advocacy for community-building initiatives in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

website: http://www.easterncongo.org/

Green Lake Aqua Theater (Q5602755)
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Green Lake Aqua Theater was an outdoor theater located at Green Lake in Seattle, Washington.

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: Demolished buildings and structures in Washington (state), Former music venues in the United States
Great Seattle fire (Q5599946)
item type: conflagration
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Great Seattle Fire was a fire that destroyed the entire central business district of Seattle, Washington on June 6, 1889. The conflagration lasted for less than a day, burning through the afternoon and into the night, and during the same summer as the Great Spokane Fire and the Great Ellensburg Fire. Seattle quickly rebuilt using brick buildings that sat 20 feet (6.1 m) above the original street level. Its population swelled during reconstruction, becoming the largest city in the newly-admitted state of Washington.

Griffin College (Q5608791)
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Griffin College, also referred to as Griffin Business College, was founded as a family-owned business college in Seattle, Washington in 1909. In 1986, Griffin was sold to Phillips Colleges, a national chain of 92 private schools. Aggressive expansion of the school coincided with accreditation renewal issues and eventually the college closed in 1993.

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: Defunct universities and colleges in Washington (state)
Garden of Allah (Q5522375)
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Garden of Allah was a mid-20th century gay cabaret that opened in 1946 in the basement of the Victorian-era Arlington Hotel in Seattle's Pioneer Square. It was Seattle's most popular gay cabaret in the late 1940s and 1950s and one of the first gay-owned gay bars in the United States. Prior to becoming a cabaret, the space had been a speakeasy, during Prohibition, and then a tavern.

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: 1956 disestablishments in Washington (state)
Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering (Q5059870)
item type: organization
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

In September 2018, the Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering (CSNE) changed its name to the Center for Neurotechnology (CNT) to highlight the role of neurotechnologies in healing the brain and spinal cord.

website: http://www.csne-erc.org/

Battle of Seattle (Q4872337)
item type: battle
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Battle of Seattle was a January 26, 1856 attack by particular Native American tribesmen upon Seattle, Washington. At the time, Seattle was a settlement in the Washington Territory that had recently named itself after Chief Seattle (Sealth), a leader of the Suquamish and Duwamish peoples of central Puget Sound.

Cascades Drum and Bugle Corps (Q5048199)
item type: Drum and bugle corps
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Seattle Cascades Drum and Bugle Corps is a World Class competitive junior drum and bugle corps. Based in Seattle, Washington, the Cascades is a member corps of Drum Corps International.

website: http://www.seattlecascades.org/

Capitol Hill massacre (Q5035895)
item type: mass shooting
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Capitol Hill massacre was a mass murder committed by 28-year-old Kyle Aaron Huff in the southeast part of Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. On the morning of March 25, 2006, Huff entered a rave after-party and opened fire, killing six and wounding two. He then killed himself as he was being confronted by police on the front porch of 2112 E. Republican Street.

BrickCon (Q4965875)
item type: recurring event
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

BrickCon (formerly known as NorthWest BrickCon) is a LEGO convention and exhibition in North America. It is held annually for adult fans of LEGO and hobbyists in Seattle, Washington. BrickCon runs 2-4 days, generally Thursday through Sunday, and is usually held the first weekend in October. The event brings together the fan community that has evolved as a result of the Internet and helps them explore and develop their LEGO hobby. BrickCon is not affiliated to the LEGO company. BrickCon is made up of two parts: the private convention and the public exhibition.

website: http://brickcon.org

Century 21 Exposition (Q1054478)
item type: World's Fair
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Century 21 Exposition (also known as the Seattle World's Fair) was a world's fair held April 21, 1962, to October 21, 1962, in Seattle, Washington. Nearly 10 million people attended the fair.

Fremont Cut (Q5501582)
item type: construction
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Fremont Cut is a canal that is part of the Lake Washington Ship Canal that links Lake Washington to Puget Sound through Seattle, Washington. The Fremont Cut connects Lake Union to the east with Salmon Bay to the west. It is 5,800 feet (1,800 m) long and 270 feet (82 m) wide. The center channel is 100 feet (30 m) wide and 30 feet (9.1 m) deep.

Economic Opportunity Institute (Q5333398)
item type: think tank / nonprofit organization
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Economic Opportunity Institute (EOI) is an American public policy think tank based in Seattle, Washington. It is a liberal and non-profit organization. It was founded in 1998.

website: http://www.eoionline.org/

Forterra (Q5472562)
item type: nonprofit organization
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Forterra (formerly Cascade Land Conservancy), based in Seattle, Washington, US, is the state of Washington’s largest land conservation, stewardship and community building organization dedicated solely to the region. The Cascade Land Conservancy is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization governed by a Board of Directors.

website: http://www.forterra.org/

FareStart (Q5434900)
item type: organization / nonprofit organization
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

FareStart is a non-profit, social entrepreneurial organization in Seattle, Washington, USA, that operates a job placement and training program benefiting homeless and disadvantaged men, women, and youth. FareStart was started as a business that delivered meals to homeless shelters, whose founder, David Lee, later trained their clients to help prepare the food, which gave them the job skills they would need to find employment and stable housing. FareStart reports that 90% of adult students find jobs within 90 days of graduation.

website: http://www.farestart.org

Flight to Mars (Q5459343)
item type: amusement ride
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Flight to Mars amusement park ride was located in 1962 World's Fair and the Seattle Center's Fun Forest (1968-1996). The ride was a type of dark amusement ride. Riders would ride in 2 seated cars which rode around on a coaster track while scary themed events would occur during the ride. The interior decor was studded with use of black lights and glow paint.

Seattle Civic Square (Q7442081)
item type: architectural structure
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

3rd & Cherry, formerly Seattle Civic Square, is a proposed 629-foot (192 m) tall, 57-story skyscraper in downtown Seattle, Washington. The residential high-rise, located near Seattle City Hall and the Seattle Civic Center, will have 520 condominiums and amenity spaces, including a public plaza at ground level and retail spaces.

Seattle Civic Center (Q7442088)
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Seattle Civic Center is a building complex in Seattle, Washington. The complex comprises several buildings owned by the City of Seattle and King County that cover several city blocks. The buildings include:

Ron & Don Show (Q7363447)
item type: radio program
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Ron and Don Show was a talk radio show in Seattle, Washington. It aired on 97.3 KIRO FM from 3:00-7:00 pm (Pacific Time) weekdays. The show was hosted by Ron Upshaw and Don O'Neill. The show's cancellation was announced on January 11, 2019.

Seattle Children's Research Institute (Q7442071)
item type: research institute

website: http://www.seattlechildrens.org/research/

Seattle Community Access Network (Q7442084)
item type: television channel
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Seattle Community Access Network (SCAN) is one of the Public, educational, and government access (PEG) cable television channels in Seattle, Washington. The station provides camera equipment, television studios and training that allow residents of King County to create and cablecast their own television shows for a small fee. The station is carried on Comcast and Broadstripe cable systems in King County and the greater Puget Sound region except for six cities covered by Puget Sound Access.

website: http://www.scantv.org/

Matteo Ricci College (Q6789698)
item type: academic institution
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Matteo Ricci College, one of eight schools and colleges at Seattle University in Washington state, offers three degrees: the Bachelor of Arts in Humanities for Teaching (BAHT), the Bachelor of Arts in Humanities for Leadership (BAHL), and the Bachelor of Arts in Humanities (BAH). The BAHT, a 4-year pre-education degree, and the BAHL, a 4-year leadership degree, are open to students from anywhere in the world. The BAH is a 3-year degree open to select students from Seattle Preparatory and five other high schools in the area, while those completing an on-line offering are also able to apply.

website: https://www.seattleu.edu/matteo-ricci

Maelstrom International Fantastic Film Festival (Q6729209)
item type: film festival
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Maelstrom International Fantastic Film Festival (MIFFF) was a three day international genre film festival held annually in Seattle, Washington. MIFFF was the premiere Pacific northwest event devoted to action, animation, fantasy, horror and science fiction cinema from around the globe. The Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) Cinema at McCaw Hall hosted MIFFF which resided on the campus of Seattle Center.

website: http://www.mifff.org

Low Income Housing Institute (Q6692890)
item type: organization
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) develops, owns and operates housing for the benefit of low-income, homeless and formerly homeless people in Washington State. It advocates for just housing policies at the local and national levels and administers a range of supportive service programs to assist those it serves in maintaining stable housing and increasing their self-sufficiency.

website: https://lihi.org/

MV Westward (Q6720187)
item type: geographical object / motor yacht
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

MV Westward is an 86-foot (26 m) motor yacht, "arguably Seattle’s most famous motor yacht," originally constructed in 1924 by Ted Geary for inventor Campbell Church, Sr., and currently owned by Bill Bailey. Her home port is Friday Harbor, Washington and she is listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.

NRHP reference number: 07000304

Lundeberg Derby Monument (Q6704117)
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The "Lundeberg Derby Monument" is a part of a series of works created to improve First Street in 1987. This project was called the First Avenue Project. The statue was installed by Buster Simpson when the building behind it, the ‘El Gaucho Inn’ was still owned and occupied by the Sailor's union. The statue is located on First and Wall Street in Seattle, Washington, and is dedicated to Harry Lundeberg, a key figure in the Sailor's Union Strike of 1886. Harry Lundeberg created the sub/Union cap. < Schwartz, Stephen. "Chapters 6-7." Sailors Union of the Pacific History Book. N.p.: n.p., 1985. N. pag. Print.> The cap was later known as the "Lundeberg Stetson". The Stetson cap is still continued to be worn by members who are a part of the Union or support the Union. The two pillars stand roughly three feet high, atop the northern most pillar is a derby cap, worn by members of the Sailors Union. The pillars were salvaged by Jack Mackie and Buster Simpson from a quarry just before it went bankrupt, the two of the artists involved in First Avenue Project. < Updike, Robin. "Expanding The Canvas For Public Art -- Agitator Buster Simpson's Works Are Of The People, And For The People." The Seattle Times. The Seattle Times, 18 Jan. 1998. Web. 04 Nov. 2013. <http://community.seattletimes.nwsource.com/archive/?date=19980118>.>

KCTS-TV (Q6327408)
item type: nonprofit organization / television station
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

KCTS-TV, virtual and VHF digital channel 9, is a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) member television station licensed to Seattle, Washington, United States and also serving Tacoma. The station is owned by Cascade Public Media. KCTS-TV's studios are located at the northeast corner of Seattle Center, and its transmitter is located on Capitol Hill in Seattle.

website: http://kcts9.org/

KKDZ (Q6331820)
item type: radio station
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

KKDZ (1250 AM) is a radio station in Seattle, Washington, licensed to operate with 5,000 watts full-time. It was first licensed in April 1922 as KTW, and is one of the oldest in the United States.

website: http://www.desi1250am.com

KONG (Q6335082)
item type: television station
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

KONG, virtual channel 16 (UHF digital channel 31), is an independent television station serving Seattle and Tacoma, Washington, United States that is licensed to Everett. The station is owned by Tegna Inc., as part of a duopoly with Seattle-licensed NBC affiliate KING-TV (channel 5). The two stations share studios at the Home Plate Center in the SoDo district of Seattle and transmitter facilities in the city's Queen Anne neighborhood. There is no separate website for KONG; instead, it is integrated with that of sister station KING-TV.

website: http://www.king5.com/on-tv/kong

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: Former Gannett subsidiaries
KSTW (Q6338280)
item type: television station
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

KSTW, virtual and VHF digital channel 11, is a CW owned-and-operated television station serving Seattle, Washington, United States that is licensed to Tacoma. The station is owned by the CBS Television Stations subsidiary of ViacomCBS. KSTW's studios are located on Dexter Avenue in Seattle's Westlake neighborhood, and its transmitter is located on Capitol Hill east of downtown.

website: http://cwseattle.cbslocal.com/

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: Former UPN affiliates
KUOW-FM (Q6339679)
item type: radio station
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

KUOW-FM (94.9 MHz) is a National Public Radio member station in Seattle, Washington. It is the larger of the three full-fledged NPR member stations in the Seattle/Tacoma media market, with two Tacoma-based stations, KNKX and KVTI being the others. It is a service of the University of Washington, but is operated by KUOW Puget Sound Public Radio, a nonprofit community organization. Studios are located on University Way in Seattle's University District, while the transmitter is on Capitol Hill.

website: http://www.kuow.org

Last Exit on Brooklyn (Q6494348)
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Last Exit on Brooklyn was a Seattle University District coffeehouse established in 1967 by Irv Cisski. It is known for its part in the history of Seattle's counterculture, for its pioneering role in establishing Seattle's coffee culture, and as a former chess venue frequented by several master players.

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: 2000 disestablishments in Washington (state), Defunct restaurants in the United States
Infectious Disease Research Institute (Q6029210)
item type: research institute
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI) is a non-profit organization based in Seattle, in the United States, and which conducts global health research on infectious diseases.

website: http://www.idri.org

Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean (Q6269251)
item type: research institute
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean (JISAO) has existed since 1977 for the purpose of fostering research collaboration between National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR) and the University of Washington (UW). Dr. John K. Horne is the current director.

Lester Apartments (Q6531794)
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Lester Apartments was a building in the west side of Beacon Hill, Seattle, Washington, United States. It was constructed in 1910–1911, originally intended to be the world's largest brothel. After scandal (and women's suffrage) forced Seattle mayor Hiram Gill from office, the building was converted to be an ordinary apartment house. It met a disastrous end when a B-50 Superfortress crashed into it in 1951, causing a fire that engulfed the building.

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: Former buildings and structures in the United States
KZJO (Q6342387)
item type: television station
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

KZJO, virtual channel 22 (UHF digital channel 36), is a MyNetworkTV-affiliated television station licensed to Seattle, Washington, United States and also serving Tacoma. The station is owned by Nexstar Media Group, as part of a duopoly with Tacoma-licensed Fox affiliate KCPQ (channel 13). The two stations share studios on Westlake Avenue in Seattle's Westlake neighborhood; KZJO's transmitter is located near the Capitol Hill section of Seattle.

website: http://q13fox.com/joetv/

KBLE (Q6325960)
item type: radio station
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

KBLE (1050 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a religious radio format licensed and serving the Seattle/Puget Sound area.

website: http://www.sacredheartradio.org

Seattle University College of Arts and Sciences (Q7442198)
item type: academic institution
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Seattle University College of Arts and Sciences in Seattle, Washington is the oldest undergraduate and graduate college affiliated with Seattle University. The College offers over 50 undergraduate majors, 37 undergraduate minors, 7 graduate degrees, and 3 post-graduate certificates to more than 2,000 students.

website: http://www.seattleu.edu/artsci/

Seattle Ice Arena (Q7442114)
item type: sports venue
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Seattle Ice Arena was a 4,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Seattle, Washington.

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: Defunct indoor arenas in the United States, Demolished sports venues in Washington (state)
Seventh at Westlake Tower (Q7457764)
item type: unfinished building
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Seventh at Westlake Tower was a proposed 31 story, 426 ft (130 m) skyscraper in the Denny Triangle neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. The lower 16 floors would have been used as office space, and the top 17 floors would have been 184 residential spaces. The project has since been cancelled. Amazon.com received approval in late 2012 to develop the block for office space. The office building located on the block, Doppler (also known as Amazon Tower I), opened on December 14, 2015.

Sakura-Con (Q3469404)
item type: anime convention
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Sakura-Con is an annual three-day anime convention held during March or April at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington. The convention, which is traditionally held over Easter weekend, is the largest anime convention in the Northwest. It is organized by the volunteer Asia-Northwest Cultural Education Association (ANCEA).

website: http://sakuracon.org/

Pilling's Pond (Q7194175)
item type: geographical object
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Pilling's Pond is a privately owned urban waterfowl reserve and breeding ground in the North Seattle neighborhood of Licton Springs, Seattle, Washington. It was created by lifetime resident Charles A. Pilling and has been a bird breeding site and a roadside attraction since the 1920s.

Princeton Cooperative (Q7244954)
item type: architectural structure
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Princeton Cooperative is a housing cooperative located on Capitol Hill, Seattle, Washington. It was built in 1906 and was converted to a co-op in 1948. It has 25 member-owned units and one unit owned by the corporation that is an amenity rental. There are three floors with eight units per floor. One unit is located in the basement as is communal storage and laundry facilities. The co-op is equipped with Wave G fiber internet service.

website: http://www.Princeton.coop/

Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (Q7122548)
item type: laboratory
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (PMEL) is a laboratory in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR). It is one of seven NOAA Research Laboratories (RLs). The PMEL is split across two sites in the Pacific Northwest, in Seattle, Washington and Newport, Oregon.

website: http://www.pmel.noaa.gov/

Port of Seattle (Q7231262)
item type: port
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Port of Seattle is a government agency overseeing Seattle's seaport and airport. As a special-purpose municipal corporation, its mission is to advance trade and commerce, promote industrial growth, and stimulate economic development. With a portfolio of properties ranging from parks and waterfront real estate, to one of the largest airports and container terminals on the West Coast, the Port of Seattle is one of the Pacific Northwest's leading economic engines.

website: https://www.portseattle.org

Queen Anne Masonic Lodge (Q7270214)
item type: construction
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Queen Anne Masonic Lodge is one of the oldest buildings on top of Queen Anne Hill in Seattle, Washington. The building was originally constructed to be the telephone exchange in the early 1900s, and is directly across the street from the Queen Anne Library. The building was bought in 1927 by Queen Anne Lodge #242 of the Grand Lodge of Washington, at which time the building received its present name, in honor of the branch of the fraternity it housed.

Opus Center (Q38251060)
item type: building complex
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Opus Center is a set of four office buildings built in Downtown Seattle. The structures, completed in 2000 or 2001, are four, nine and eleven stories tall, and two of them are constructed on a lid over the underground Chinatown transit station, completed in 1985. Until 2011 it was the headquarters of Amazon.com.

The Satori Group (Q7762299)
item type: venue
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Satori Group is a Seattle-based theatre ensemble that unites innovative multi-media, dynamic physical styles, and contemporary content in live performance.

website: http://www.satori-group.com

USS Memphis (Q7871702)
item type: steamship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The second USS Memphis was a 7-gun screw steamer, built by William Denny and Brothers, Dumbarton, Scotland in 1861, which briefly served as a Confederate blockade runner before being captured and taken into the Union Navy during the American Civil War.

The Real World: Seattle (Q7759679)
item type: TV series season
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Real World: Seattle is the seventh season of MTV's reality television series The Real World, which focuses on a group of diverse strangers living together for several months in a different city each season, as cameras follow their lives and interpersonal relationships. It is the third season of The Real World to be filmed in the Pacific States region, specifically in Washington and is also the first season to be filmed in the Pacific Northwest.

United Indians of All Tribes (Q7887872)
item type: nonprofit organization
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

United Indians of All Tribes (also known as the United Indians of All Tribes Foundation, or UIATF) is a non-profit foundation that provides social and educational services to Native Americans in the Seattle metropolitan area and aims to promote the well being of the Native American community of the area. The organization is based at the Daybreak Star Cultural Center in Seattle, Washington's Discovery Park. UIATF has an annual budget of approximately $4.5 million as of 2013.

website: http://www.unitedindians.org/

Unitus Labs (Q7893728)
item type: nonprofit organization
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Unitus Labs a successor of Unitus Inc., is a non-profit micro-credit organization that worked to provide credit lines to aid in development, especially in India. It was heavily involved with SKS Microcredit. It was originally organized in 2001, and is based in Seattle, Washington with office in Bengaluru, India.

website: http://unituslabs.org/

Strawberry Theatre Workshop (Q7622499)
item type: theatre company
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Strawberry Theatre Workshop (aka Strawshop) is an award-winning Seattle theatre company founded in 2003 by Greg Carter, associated with a movement in that city to improve wages for professional theatre artists. Its name "is derived from the Strawberry Fields of popular music, and the Beatles, who used their recording studio as a daily laboratory of expression."

Terry and Lander Halls (Q7705177)
item type: construction
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Terry and Lander Halls are two student residence halls of the University of Washington. They have occupied various buildings over the years, but have always been residence halls and always next to each other.

University of Washington School of Dentistry (Q7896578)
item type: dental school
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The University of Washington School of Dentistry is the dental school of the University of Washington. It is located in Seattle, and is the only school of dentistry in the state of Washington. The school emphasizes research in anxiety, orofacial pain, tissue repair and regeneration, immune response to bacteria, and practice based research.

website: http://www.dental.washington.edu/

Wah Mee massacre (Q7959702)
item type: occurrence
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Wah Mee massacre (traditional Chinese: 華美大屠殺; simplified Chinese: 华美大屠杀; Jyutping: Wa4mei5 daai6tou4saat3; pinyin: Huáměi dàtúshā) was a multiple homicide that occurred during the night of February 18–19, 1983, in which Kwan Fai "Willie" Mak, Wai-Chiu "Tony" Ng, and Benjamin Ng (no relation) bound, robbed, and shot fourteen people in the Wah Mee gambling club at the Louisa Hotel in Chinatown-International District, Seattle. Thirteen of their victims died, but Wai Chin, a dealer at the Wah Mee, survived to testify against the three in the separate high-profile trials held in 1983 and 1985. It is the deadliest mass murder in Washington state history.

Washington Policy Center for Transportation (Q7972132)
item type: research institute
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Washington Policy Center (WPC) is a free market think tank based in the state of Washington. The organization's stated mission is "to promote sound public policy based on free-market solutions." It has a statewide staff of 23 and offices in Seattle, Olympia, Spokane, and Richland. The organization is divided into eight research centers: Agriculture, Education, Environment, Government Reform, Health Care, Small Business, Transportation, and Worker Rights - with a research center director that leads research efforts in each area.

University of Washington Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies (Q7896571)
item type: academic institution
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies (also known as the Jackson School and abbreviated as "JSIS") is a school within the University of Washington's College of Arts and Sciences that specializes in research and instruction in area studies and was founded in 1909 as the Department of Oriental Subjects and is named to honor Henry M. Jackson.

University of Washington College of Arts and Sciences (Q7896566)
item type: academic institution
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) is the liberal arts and sciences unit of the University of Washington. In autumn 2017, the CAS offered more than 5,887 different courses and had an enrollment of 21,025 students, making it the largest division of the university.

VillageReach (Q7930610)
item type: organization / nonprofit organization
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

VillageReach is a registered 501(c)(3) that works with governments to solve health care delivery challenges in low-resource communities. It is headquartered in Seattle, Washington, in the United States, with countries offices in Mozambique, Malawi, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa. VillageReach's approach includes developing, testing, implementing, and scaling new systems, technologies and programs that improve health outcomes by extending the reach and enhancing the quality of health care. This manifests through supply chain and logistics improvements, information and communication technology, human resources for health, private sector engagement, and advocacy.

website: http://www.villagereach.org/

North Transfer Station (Q85227183)
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The North Transfer Station, also known as the North Recycling and Disposal Station, is a municipal waste collection and distribution facility in Seattle, Washington, United States. It is located in the Wallingford neighborhood near Gas Works Park and is one of two transfer stations managed by Seattle Public Utilities. The original facility opened in 1968 and was replaced in 2016 by a new set of buildings that also serve as a park and community center.

Intiman Theatre Festival (Q14713706)
item type: nonprofit organization / theatre company
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)


Intiman Theatre Festival in Seattle, Washington, was founded in 1972 as a resident theatre by Margaret "Megs" Booker, who named it for August Strindberg's Stockholm theater. With a self-declared focus on "a resident acting ensemble, fidelity to the playwright's intentions and a close relationship between actor and audience", the Intiman soon called itself as "Seattle's classic theater". Its debut season in 1972 included Rosmersholm, The Creditors, The Underpants, and Brecht on Brecht. The theater has been host to Tony-nominated Director Bartlett Sher (who served as both a director and artistic director), Tony-nominated actress Celia Keenan-Bolger, and movie actor Tom Skerritt. It was also home to the world premieres of the Tony-winning Broadway musical The Light in the Piazza, Craig Lucas's Singing Forest and Dan Savage's "Miracle!". Lucas also served as the Associate Artistic Director. Intiman won the 2006 Regional Theatre Tony Award.

website: http://www.intiman.org/

Zodiac (Q8073227)
item type: schooner
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Zodiac is a two-masted schooner designed by William H. Hand, Jr. for Robert Wood Johnson and J. Seward Johnson, heirs to the Johnson & Johnson pharmaceuticals fortune. Hand intended to epitomize the best features of the American fishing schooner. The 160-foot-long (49 m) (sparred length; 127 feet (39 m) on deck), 145-ton vessel competed in transatlantic races. In 1931 the vessel was purchased by the San Francisco Bar Pilots Association, brought from the Atlantic, modified and placed in service as the pilot vessel California serving as such until retired in 1972.

NRHP reference number: 82004248

World Affairs Council of Seattle (Q8035334)
item type: nonprofit organization
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The World Affairs Council of Seattle is a non-profit, non-partisan international affairs organization based in Seattle, Washington. Founded in 1951, it is one of four World Affairs Councils in Washington State and a member of the World Affairs Councils of America.

website: https://www.world-affairs.org/

And/Or Gallery (Q16245703)
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The And/Or Gallery was a gallery founded by Anne Focke in Seattle, Washington, United States. It was the first alternative art exhibition and performance space in the Pacific Northwest. Organized in 1974 to provide an alternative space for performances, exhibitions, and other experimental art forms that could not be seen otherwise. In 1981, it evolved into an umbrella organization of four parts: NX Library, a center for contemporary arts materials with a focus on periodicals; Soundwork, a composer-oriented new music organization; the Philo T. Farnsworth Memorial Video Editing Facility for artists and independent producers; and the "Spar," a new contemporary arts magazine. In late 1984, the Board of Directors discontinued And/Or, leaving the various programs which it had sponsored to continue under independent legal status.

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: Defunct art galleries in the United States
Pacific Northwest Museum of Motorcycling (Q17513852)
item type: virtual museum
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Pacific Northwest Museum of Motorcycling, founded in 1994, is a virtual motorcycle museum headquartered in Seattle, Washington. In the mid-1990s it had a physical location at Rainier Square in Seattle. The museum preserves history of motorcycling in the Pacific Northwest, and has sponsored motorcycle exhibits such as the 2014 Marymount Museum show hosted by LeMay Family Collection Foundation. The museum holds over 6,000 photographs documenting motorcycling in the Pacific Northwest.

website: http://www.pnwmom.org

Corixa (Q15125871)
item type: corporation
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Corixa was a biotechnology/pharmaceutical company based in Seattle, Washington involved in the development of immunotherapeutics to combat autoimmune diseases, infectious diseases, and cancer. It was founded in 1994. It operated a laboratory and production facility in Hamilton, Montana.

website: http://www.corixa.com/

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: 2006 disestablishments in Washington (state), Defunct companies based in Seattle
Broadway (Q16255542)
item type: road / street
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Broadway is a major north–south thoroughfare in Seattle, Washington. The 1.6-mile-long (2.6 km) arterial runs north from Yesler Way at Yesler Terrace through the First Hill and Capitol Hill neighborhoods to East Roy Street. Broadway East (the directional designation changes at East Denny Way) continues north to East Highland Drive. North of there the street is made up of shorter segments: one from just south of East Blaine Street to just north of East Miller Street, another from East Roanoke Street to East Shelby Street, and the last from East Allison Street to Fuhrman Avenue East.

College Club of Seattle (Q24896692)
item type: architectural structure
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

College Club Seattle is a private member's club, waterfront wedding and event venue, business meeting space, rowing club, social club, and gym on Lake Union in Seattle, Washington.

University of Washington School of Art + Art History + Design (Q24040227)
item type: academic institution
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The School of Art + Art History + Design is in the Arts Division of the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Washington. The school offers undergraduate and graduate degrees.

website: http://art.washington.edu/

Colman Automotive Building (Q26708576)
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Colman Automotive Building is a building located at 401 E. Pine Street in Seattle, Washington. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2013.

Fauntleroy Creek (Q5438241)
item type: river
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Fauntleroy Creek is a stream in the Fauntleroy neighborhood of West Seattle, Washington, United States. It flows for about a mile from its headwaters in the 32-acre (129,000 m²) ravine of Fauntleroy Park to its outlet just south of the state ferry terminal on Puget Sound's Fauntleroy Cove, dropping 300 feet (100 m) vertically along the way. It currently supports cutthroat trout and coho salmon.

Graduate and Professional Student Senate (Q5592052)
item type: students' union
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The University of Washington Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS) is the official student government for graduate and professional students at the University of Washington. GPSS is made up of two senators from each degree-granting department, four officers and several staff members. GPSS provides students with representation on the University's Seattle campus, in the state legislature, and in Congress. It also acts as a resource center and funds graduate programming.

website: http://www.gpss.washington.edu

Bobo (Q4935845)
item type: museum
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Bobo (1951–1968) was a western lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) who was a prominent feature of Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, Washington, USA, from 1953 until his early death at 17 (less than half his normal lifespan). As a publicly accessible gorilla in the wake of King Kong, Bobo was one of Seattle's most prominent attractions before the construction of the Space Needle and the introduction of professional sports to the city. After his death, Bobo's skin was stuffed and placed on display at Seattle's Museum of History and Industry. The remainder of his body was turned over to the University of Washington's Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture for research purposes; however, the skull went missing shortly after his autopsy and wasn't reunited with the rest of the skeleton until 2007.

Episcopal Diocese of Olympia (Q5383417)
item type: episcopal diocese
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Episcopal Diocese of Olympia, also known as the Episcopal Church in Western Washington, is a diocese of the Episcopal Church in Washington state west of the Cascade Range. It is one of 17 dioceses and an area mission that make up Province 8. The diocese started as a missionary district in 1853 and was formally established in 1910. It comprises 25,490 members in 92 congregations.

website: http://www.ecww.org/

Butterworth Building (Q5003036)
item type: office building
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Butterworth Building or Butterworth Block at 1921 First Avenue in Seattle, Washington was originally built as the Butterworth & Sons mortuary, which moved into this location in 1903 and moved to larger quarters in 1923. Located on a steep hill, the building has only three stories on the First Avenue side, but five on Post Alley. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP); adjacent to Pike Place Market, it falls within the NRHP's Pike Place Public Market Historic District and the city's Place Market Historical District. Now owned by the McAleese Family since 2005.

NRHP reference number: 71000872

DXARTS (Q5206589)
item type: art school
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Media, or DXARTS, is a program offering PhD studies in new media art at the University of Washington.

website: http://www.washington.edu/dxarts/index.php

Greater Seattle Business Association (Q5600749)
item type: advocacy group
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Greater Seattle Business Association (GSBA) is Washington State's LGBTQ & Allied chamber of commerce based in Seattle, Washington. The majority of the organization's membership are small businesses located throughout the Puget Sound area. The association's mission is "to combine business development, leadership and social action to expand economic opportunities for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community and those who support equality for all."

website: http://www.thegsba.org

Basel Action Network (Q809918)
item type: organization
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Basel Action Network (BAN) is a charitable non-governmental organization working to combat the export of toxic waste from technology and other products from industrialized societies to developing countries. BAN is based in Seattle, Washington, United States, with a partner office in the Philippines. BAN is named after the Basel Convention, a United Nations treaty designed to control and prevent the dumping of toxic wastes, particularly on developing countries. BAN serves as an unofficial watchdog and promoter of the Basel Convention and its decisions.

website: http://ban.org/

Grace Gospel Chapel (Q5591193)
item type: church building
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Grace Gospel Chapel is an LGBT friendly Evangelical Christian church located in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. The church was founded ca. 1977 by Vic Van Campen.

website: http://www.gracegospelwa.org

Evans School of Public Policy and Governance (Q5217615)
item type: public policy school
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Daniel J. Evans School of Public Policy and Governance, also known as the Evans School, is a school of public policy and management at the University of Washington named after former Washington state governor and US Senator Daniel J. Evans.

website: http://evans.washington.edu

Sonics Arena (Q7561873)
item type: arena
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Sonics Arena was a proposed multi-purpose arena to be constructed in the SoDo neighborhood of Seattle, Washington, United States. The arena would have hosted basketball, ice hockey, and concerts. The proposal called for an arena with a capacity of around 19,000 to 20,000 seats. It was part of a larger plan to return the Seattle SuperSonics (NBA) franchise, along with adding a potential National Hockey League (NHL) franchise, to the city of Seattle. The proposal was rejected in favor of redeveloping KeyArena into Seattle Center Arena.

website: https://www.sonicsarena.com/

Metropolitan Tract (Q6825280)
item type: neighborhood / building complex
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Metropolitan Tract is an area of land in downtown Seattle owned by the University of Washington. Originally covering 10 acres (40,000 m2), the 1962 purchase of land for a garage for the Olympic Hotel expanded the plot to 11 acres (45,000 m2). The Metropolitan Tract is primarily located in a rectangle formed by Seneca St, Third Ave, Union St, and Sixth Ave.

University of Washington School of Social Work (Q17028141)
item type: university
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The University of Washington School of Social Work offers undergraduate, graduate and doctorate degree programs in social work with an enrollment of more than 600 students. The School is located in the University District neighborhood of Seattle, Washington adjacent to the main University of Washington campus. Beginning in the early 1900s, the School developed from a single course to an independent department accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. Today, the School is ranked as one of the United States’ top graduate programs in social work by the U.S. News & World Report.

website: http://socialwork.uw.edu/

Theodor Jacobsen Observatory (Q7781594)
item type: astronomical observatory
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Theodor Jacobsen Observatory is the on-campus observatory of the University of Washington. Built in 1895, it is the second oldest building on campus and was constructed using the remaining Tenino sandstone blocks from Denny Hall, the oldest and first building on campus. The refracting telescope, enclosed within the dome, has a 6-inch Brashear objective lens on a Warner & Swasey equatorial mount. The observatory also includes a transit room on the west side and a 55-seat classroom, which was built later, on the south side.

website: http://www.astro.washington.edu/observatory/

Washington Huskies softball (Q7971962)
item type: college sports team
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Washington Huskies softball team represents the University of Washington in NCAA Division I college softball competition. A member of the Pac-12 Conference, they play their home games on-campus at Husky Softball Stadium in Seattle, Washington. Through 2017, the Huskies have made twelve appearances at the Women's College World Series and won the national title in 2009.

website: http://www.gohuskies.com/sports/w-softbl/wash-w-softbl-body.html

Elysian Brewing Company (Q5368560)
item type: brewery / brewpub chain
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Elysian Brewing Company is an American brewery that operates four pubs in Seattle. On January 23, 2015, it was announced that Elysian would be sold to Anheuser-Busch. This deal means that Elysian Brewing Company will no longer meet the Brewers Association definition of a "craft brewery", since full ownership by Anheuser-Busch exceeds the definition's 25% maximum ownership by a non-craft brewery.

Union Bay Natural Area (Q7885418)
item type: protected area
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Union Bay Natural Area (UBNA) in Seattle, Washington, also known as Union Bay Marsh, is the restored remainder of the filled former Union Bay and Union Bay Marsh after University Village Shopping Center, the University of Washington (UW) athletic facilities, buildings, and main parking area (E1). It is located at the east end of the main UW campus, south of NE 45th Street and west of Laurelhurst. Ravenna Creek is connected to University Slough (Drainage Canal), thence to Union Bay, and Lake Washington. Drainage Canal is one of three or four areas of open water connected with Lake Washington around Union Bay Marsh. The canal extends from NE 45th Street, between the driving range and IMA Sports Field 1, south to the bay, ending southeast of the Husky Ballpark baseball grandstand (northeast of the IMA Building). The Drainage Canal that carries Ravenna Creek past UBNA to Union Bay is locally sometimes called University Slough.

888 Second Avenue (Q19864159)
item type: building
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Net, formerly known as The Marion, is a planned high-rise office building in Downtown Seattle, Washington, United States. In its current iteration, it is planned to be 36 stories tall and include 850,000 square feet (79,000 m2) of office and retail space. The project is being developed by Urban Visions, which previously proposed a 77-story tower on the site that would have become the tallest building in the city. It was later downsized to 60 stories after a design competition and 36 stories after further refinement.

Picardo Farm (Q7190510)
item type: farm / P-Patch
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Picardo Farm is a 98,000 sq ft (9,100 m2). parcel of property in Wedgwood, Seattle, Washington, consisting largely of 281 plots used for gardening allotments. It is the original P-Patch (the local term for such community gardens): the "P" originally stood for "Picardo", after the family who owned it. The Picardos' land went beyond the present P-Patch; it also encompassed the property of the adjacent Reform Jewish Temple Beth Am and of University Prep, an independent private co-educational, non-sectarian day school for grades six through twelve. The land was part of what had once been known as the Ravenna Swamp.

Grand Opera House (Q5594850)
item type: theater / movie theater / multi-storey car park / former building or structure
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Grand Opera House in Seattle, Washington, US, designed by Seattle architect Edwin W. Houghton, a leading designer of Pacific Northwest theaters, was once the city's leading theater. Today, only its exterior survives as the shell of a parking garage. Considered by the city's Department of Neighborhoods to be an example of Richardsonian Romanesque, the building stands just outside the northern boundary of the Pioneer Square neighborhood.

Street address: 217 Cherry Street, Seattle, WA 98104 (from Wikidata)

B. F. Day Elementary School (Q4833972)
item type: school
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

B.F. Day Elementary School is an elementary school located in the Fremont neighborhood of Seattle, Washington, USA, part of the Seattle Public Schools school district.

Kiwanis Ravine (Q6418856)
item type: park
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Kiwanis Ravine is an 8.7-acre (3.5 ha) public park a block east of Discovery Park in the Magnolia neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. Purchased by the Kiwanis Club in the 1950s and donated to Seattle Parks Department, it is home to the largest nesting colony of great blue herons in the city.

West Point (Q3567436)
item type: cape
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

West Point is the westernmost point in Seattle, Washington, United States, jutting into Puget Sound from the Magnolia neighborhood. It also marks the northern extent of Elliott Bay; a line drawn southeastward to Alki Point marks the western extent of the bay. At the point itself is the 1881 West Point Lighthouse, the first manned light station on Puget Sound. Just to the east is King County's sewage treatment plant, and beyond that, Discovery Park, formerly the U.S. Army's Fort Lawton.

USGS GNIS ID: 1509420

Cherry Hill (Q5092372)
item type: neighborhood
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Cherry Hill is a predominantly residential area in Seattle, Washington located south of Capitol Hill within the Central District, north of the International District, and east of First Hill. Cherry Hill is bound by 14th Avenue, 23rd Avenue, East Madison Street and East Yesler Way. Its highest point of elevation is 351 feet above sea level at Swedish Medical Center/Cherry Hill.

University of Washington School of Nursing (Q7896581)
item type: nursing school
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The School of Nursing is part of the University of Washington (UW). It offers five degree programs accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education: one bachelors, two masters and two doctoral. As of February 2014, there are "128 tenured faculty, research faculty and instructors; 359 affiliate and clinical faculty; and 10 adjunct faculty"; and "over 650 students, including 400 graduate students".

website: http://nursing.uw.edu/

Active Voice Building (Q4677537)
item type: building
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Active Voice Building in Seattle, Washington is a reinforced concrete and steel-frame office building with solar bronze exterior window panels. It is located on the southwest corner of 6th Avenue and Lenora Street and abuts the Westin Building to the south, providing direct connections to the Westin's meet-me rooms and colocation facilities.

Madrona Heights (Q6728666)
item type: neighborhood
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Madrona Heights is a community of Bainbridge Island, Washington. It is located on the northwest part of the island, between the communities of Seabold to the north and Manzanita. The intersection of NE Hidden Cove Road and Henderson Road NE/Manzanita Road NE serves as the centre of the Madrona Heights community.

The Seattle Times (Q221718)
item type: newspaper / daily newspaper
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Seattle Times is a daily newspaper serving Seattle, Washington, United States. It has the largest circulation of any newspaper in the state of Washington and in the Pacific Northwest region.

website: http://www.seattletimes.com/

East Kong Yick Building (Q5328742)
item type: museum building / mixed-use building
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The East Kong Yick Building (Chinese: 東公益大廈; pinyin: Dōng Jūn Yì Dàshà; Jyutping: Dung1 Gwan1 Jik1 Daai6haa6) is one of two buildings erected in Seattle, Washington's Chinatown-International District (ID) by the Kong Yick Investment Company (the other being the West Kong Yick Building). A four-story hotel in the core of the ID, with retail stores at ground level, the East Kong Yick was created by the pooled resources of 170 Chinese American pioneers. In, 2008, the building reopened as the home of the expanded Wing Luke Asian Museum.

Fire Station No. 23 (Q5451469)
item type: fire station
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Fire Station No. 23 is a former fire station located in the Central District of Seattle, Washington listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is the headquarters of Centerstone (formerly the Central Area Motivational Program, or CAMP).

Street address: 18th Avenue; Columbia Street (from Wikidata)

NRHP reference number: 71000874

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: Defunct fire stations in Washington (state)
Troy Laundry Building (Q7846881)
item type: building
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Troy Laundry Building is a 1927 building in the South Lake Union/Cascade District of Seattle. The building was originally built to house the Troy Laundry Company. It was designated as Seattle Landmark in March 1996.

Seattle Waldorf School (Q7442201)
item type: school
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Seattle Waldorf School is a private, Waldorf school serving grades preschool through 12 with an enrollment of 300 students. It was founded in 1980 and absorbed Hazel Wolf High School in 2007. The high school grades are located at Magnuson Park in Seattle's Sand Point neighborhood; two of the kindergarten classes are held in Wallingford; and the other kindergarten class, preschool, grades 1-8, and the administration are located in Meadowbrook.

North Admiral (Q7053667)
item type: neighborhood
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

North Admiral (or simply the Admiral District) is the oldest neighborhood in West Seattle, Washington. In the early 1900s, it was connected to Seattle by ferries and a cable car. These ferries included the paddle steamers City of Seattle and West Seattle.

The Nova Project (Q5552139)
item type: high school
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Nova Project, also known as Nova, is a small public alternative high school in Seattle, Washington, operated by the Seattle Public School District. Its goal is to be a "democratically governed learning community of broadly educated, creative, and independent thinkers who work collaboratively and demonstrate a high degree of individual responsibility."

website: http://www.novaknows.com

Cascade (Q2940831)
item type: neighborhood
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Cascade is an urban neighborhood abutting Downtown Seattle, Washington, United States, located adjacent to South Lake Union. It is bounded by: Fairview Avenue North on the west, beyond which is the rest of the Cascade Neighborhood; the Interstate 5 interchange for Mercer St to the north, beyond which is Eastlake; Interstate 5 on the east, beyond which is Capitol Hill; and Denny Way on the south, beyond which is Denny Triangle. It is surrounded by thoroughfares Mercer Street (eastbound), Fairview Avenue N. and Eastlake Avenue E. (north- and southbound), and Denny Way (east- and westbound). The neighborhood, one of Seattle's oldest, originally extended much further: west to Terry Avenue, south to Denny Hill (regraded away 1929–1931) on the South, and east to Melrose Avenue E through the area now obliterated by Interstate 5. Some recent writers consider Cascade to omit the northern "arm" (east of Lake Union), while others extend it westward to cover most of South Lake Union.

Cascade Bicycle Club (Q5048097)
item type: nonprofit organization
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Cascade Bicycle Club is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) community organization based in Seattle, Washington in the United States. It is the largest statewide bicycling nonprofit in the United States with more than 17,000 members. It is run by a volunteer board of directors, 36 professional staff and more than 1,000 volunteers.

website: http://www.cascade.org

Schmitz Park Bridge (Q7431837)
item type: bridge
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Schmitz Park Bridge is a 175 ft (53 m) concrete-box bridge that spans a ravine in Seattle's Schmitz Park. Built in 1936, the structure is both listed in the National Register of Historic Places and is a designated city landmark.

NRHP reference number: 82004247

Eagles Auditorium Building (Q5325344)
item type: office building
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Eagles Auditorium Building is a seven-story historic theatre and apartment building in Seattle, Washington. Located at 1416 Seventh Avenue, at the corner of Seventh and Union Street, the Eagles Auditorium building has been the home to ACT Theatre since 1996. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) on July 14, 1983. has two stages, a cabaret, and 44 residential apartments. From the outset, the building was also in part an apartment building, originally under the name Senator Apartments: the four-story grand ballroom was surrounded on three sides by apartments. with many of the apartment buildings located near streetcar lines. The current configuration of the building, under the official name Kreielsheimer Place, has two stages, a cabaret, and 44 residential apartments.

NRHP reference number: 83003338

University of Washington School of Drama (Q7896579)
item type: drama school
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The School of Drama is an undergraduate and graduate theatre school in the Arts Division of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington.

website: http://www.drama.uw.edu

Antioch University Seattle (Q4775043)
item type: university / private not-for-profit educational institution
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Antioch University Seattle (AUS) is a private, nonprofit liberal arts university founded in 1975 and located in Seattle, Washington. It is part of the Antioch University system that includes campuses in Keene, New Hampshire; Santa Barbara, California; Los Angeles, California; and Yellow Springs, Ohio, also home to Antioch College.

Street address: 2326 6th Ave, Seattle, WA, 98121-1814 (from Wikidata)

website: http://www.antiochseattle.edu

Seattle Hotel (Q7442111)
item type: hotel
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Hotel Seattle, also known as Seattle Hotel, was located in Pioneer Square in a triangular block bound by James Street to the north, Yesler Way to the south, and 2nd Avenue to the east, just steps away from the Pioneer Building. It succeeded two prior hotels, a wooden and then a masonry Occidental Hotel.

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: Defunct hotels in Washington (state)
Pier 1 (Q7191689)
item type: pier
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Pier 1 in Seattle, Washington was an important shipping terminal.

Howard House (Q5919920)
item type: art museum / art gallery
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Howard House was a contemporary art gallery located in the historic Pioneer Square District in Downtown Seattle. From its inception in 1997 to its closing on June 12, 2010, the gallery fostered the careers of several local, national and international artists. Billy Howard, the gallery's owner, cited slow business as the basis for the decision.

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: 2010 disestablishments in Washington (state)
Seattle Monolith (Q7442140)
item type: sculpture
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

On New Year's Day 2001, a replica of the Monolith from 2001: A Space Odyssey appeared on Kite Hill in Seattle's Magnuson Park. The Seattle Monolith was a guerrilla art installation by a group of Seattle artists calling themselves "Some People".

4/C (Q21015895)
item type: skyscraper
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

4/C, also known as 701 Fourth Avenue and 4th & Columbia, is a proposed supertall skyscraper in Seattle, Washington. If built, the 1,029-foot-tall (314 m), 93-story mixed-use tower will be the tallest in Seattle, surpassing the neighboring Columbia Center. It would also be the Pacific Northwest's first supertall building, with a height of over 1,000 feet. It is being developed by Miami-based Crescent Heights and designed by LMN Architects, with a total of 1.2 million square feet (110,000 m2) in gross leasable area split between 1,200 apartments, 150 hotel rooms, office space and retail.

University of Washington School of Public Health (Q7896582)
item type: graduate school
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The University of Washington School of Public Health is the only public health school located in the Northwest, and is based on the main campus of the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. The School is accredited through the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). It ranks among the United States' best schools for public health. U.S. News & World Report ranked the school sixth among all public health schools in its last survey of this discipline (2014).

website: http://sph.washington.edu/

Luna Park (Q3267423)
item type: amusement park
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Luna Park was an amusement park in Seattle, Washington that operated from 1907 until 1913. Designed by famed carousel carver Charles I. D. Looff, who carved and installed Coney Island’s very first carousel, Luna Park took its name from Coney Island’s Luna Park. On July 4, 1908, Luna Park became the site of Seattle’s first manned flight.

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: 1913 disestablishments in Washington (state), Defunct amusement parks in the United States
Drinkmore Cafe (Q5307746)
item type: café
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Drinkmore Cafe is a coffee shop on Capitol Hill in Seattle, Washington. Opened on April 1, 2000 as the Bit Star, it was reported by InfoWorld to be the first commercial business to offer free wireless internet wifi services. Although few had the equipment necessary to take advantage of this, free wireless internet became a major component of the small coffee shop business model across America. Owned and run by software executive and Seattle mayoral candidate Scott Kennedy, The Drinkmore was the headquarters of Seattle Wireless and was the Howard Dean meetup spot during his 2004 presidential campaign.

website: http://www.drinkmorecafe.com/

West Queen Anne School (Q7986310)
item type: school / school building
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The West Queen Anne School was a Seattle public elementary school located in the Queen Anne, Seattle neighborhood from 1896 to 1981 and is now high-end condominiums. The School was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975 as Queen Anne Public School and two years later became a Seattle landmark. The old sign "West Queen Anne Public School" still hangs over the former Galer Street main entrance.

NRHP reference number: 75001858

Seattle Marine Aquarium (Q14713888)
item type: public aquarium
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Seattle Marine Aquarium (originally known as the Seattle Public Aquarium) was a privately owned aquarium that was opened in 1962 and closed in 1977, and was located on Pier 56 on the Elliott Bay waterfront in Seattle, Washington, USA.

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: 1977 disestablishments in Washington (state), Former zoos
Seattle Jewish Community School (Q7442120)
item type: school
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Cheasty Boulevard South (Q5088901)
item type: park
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Cheasty Boulevard South is a 1.3-mile (2.1 km) route along the eastern edge of Seattle, Washington's Beacon Hill neighborhood. It was declared a City of Seattle landmark on January 15, 2003. Designed in 1903 as part of Seattle's Olmsted parks system, the property was acquired in 1910. Originally named Jefferson Boulevard (after Jefferson Park), it was renamed in 1914 after E.C. Cheasty of the Parks Board, a former commissioner of the Seattle Police Department and the Alaska–Yukon–Pacific Exposition.

The Art Institute of Seattle (Q7714390)
item type: art school / private for-profit educational institution
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Art Institute of Seattle was a for-profit art and culinary school in Seattle, Washington. The school was one of a number of Art Institutes, a franchise of for-profit art colleges with many branches in North America, owned and operated by Education Management Corporation. EDMC owned the college from 1982 until 2017, when, facing significant financial problems and declining enrollment, the company sold the Art Institute of Seattle, along with 30 other Art Institute schools, to Dream Center Education, a Los Angeles-based Pentecostal organization.

Street address: 2323 Elliott Ave, Seattle, WA, 98121-1622 (from Wikidata)

website: http://artinstitutes.edu/seattle

Gatewood (Q5527329)
item type: neighborhood
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Gatewood is a neighborhood in West Seattle, Seattle, Washington. It is generally bounded to the north and south by Raymond and Thistle Streets respectively, to the east by 35th Avenue, and the west by California Avenue and Fauntleroy Way. The neighborhood’s landmarks include the Gatewood School, currently an elementary.

McCurdy Park (Q6800800)
item type: park
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

McCurdy Park was a 1.5-acre (6,100 m2) park in the Montlake neighborhood of the U.S. city of Seattle, Washington. Formerly home to the Museum of History and Industry, it was effectively bounded on the west by the museum and East Montlake Park, on the south by State Route 520, on the east by the Washington Park Arboretum, and on the north by Union Bay marshland. However, there was no obvious demarcation between McCurdy Park, East Montlake Park, and the Arboretum.

University Link Tunnel (Q7894808)
item type: railway tunnel
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The University Link tunnel is a 3.15-mile (5.07 km) light rail tunnel in Seattle, Washington. The twin-bore tunnel carries Link Light Rail service on the University Link Extension of Central Link, running from the Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel to University of Washington station via Capitol Hill station. The 21 ft-wide (6.4 m) tunnels are lined with precast gasketed concrete segments connected with steel bolts and was excavated using three tunnel-boring machines in 2011 and 2012. Light rail service began on March 19, 2016.

University Village, Seattle (Q7894977)
item type: neighborhood
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

University Village (colloquially known as U-Village) is a shopping mall in Seattle, Washington, built at the south corner of Ravenna neighborhood. Located north of Downtown Seattle, University Village is an open-air shopping center which offers restaurants, locally owned boutiques, and national retailers. U-Village is a regional destination for home furnishings, popular fashions, gift items and restaurants.

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (Q6039400)
item type: research institute / organization
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) is a research institute working in the area of global health statistics and impact evaluation at the University of Washington in Seattle. The Institute is headed by Dr. Christopher J.L. Murray, a physician and health economist, and professor at the University of Washington Department of Global Health, which is part of the School of Medicine. IHME's goal, as stated on the Institute's website, is "to identify the best strategies to build a healthier world. By measuring health, tracking program performance, finding ways to maximize health system impact, and developing innovative measurement systems, IHME provides a foundation for informed decision-making that ultimately will lead to better health globally" IHME (2011). IHME conducts research and trains scientists, policymakers, and the public in health metrics concepts, methods, and tools. Its mission includes judging the effectiveness and efficacy of health initiatives and national health systems. IHME's work seeks to be complementary to the United Nations' work in the World Health Organization in that it shares many tasks but is independent from member countries.

website: http://www.healthdata.org/

Oddfellows Hall (Q7077492)
item type: mixed-use building / fraternal hall
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Oddfellows Hall in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle, Washington is a historic building built in 1908. It is located at East Pine Street and 10th Avenue, near Broadway.

website: http://oddfellowsbuilding.com

Adelphia College (Q4682078)
item type: college
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)
For the university with a similar name based in Garden City, New York, please see Adelphi University.

Adelphia College was a Swedish-American college in Seattle, Washington, run by the Swedish Baptist Church. The institution opened in 1905, but went bankrupt in 1918 or 1919.

TheFilmSchool (Q7711635)
item type: film school
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

TheFilmSchool is a non-profit film program located in Seattle, Washington, that focuses on intensive training in screenwriting and directing. TheFilmSchool's mission statement 'to elevate the art of cinematic storytelling' guides the curriculum to heavily emphasize character, structure, and understanding the principles of storytelling. The program was founded in 2003 by Stewart Stern, John Jacobsen, Rick Stevenson, Warren Etheredge, and Tom Skerritt.

website: http://www.thefilmschool.com

Hillman City (Q5763347)
item type: neighborhood
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Hillman City is a primarily residential neighborhood of southeast Seattle, Washington, located in the Rainier Valley and centered about a half mile south of the Columbia City neighborhood. It was annexed by Seattle in January 1907, along with the rest of the town of Southeast Seattle.

Matthews Beach (Q6791486)
item type: neighborhood
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Matthews Beach is a neighborhood in Seattle, Washington; it and Meadowbrook are the southern neighborhoods of the annexed township of Lake City (1954). Matthews Beach lies about 2 miles (3 km) northeast of the University of Washington, about 8 miles (13 km) northeast of Downtown.

Genesee Park (Q5532733)
item type: park
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Genesee Park is a 57.7-acre (0.234 km2) park in the Rainier Valley neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. A waterway, Wetmore Slough, before the lowering of Lake Washington by nine feet in 1917 as part of the construction of the Lake Washington Ship Canal, it was purchased by the city in 1947 and used as a dump until 1963. Development of the park began in 1968. It hosts the hydroplane races and aerobatics air show during the annual Seattle Seafair, in July-August.

Lake People Park (Q6477347)
item type: park
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Lake People Park is a 12-acre (0.20 ha) park at 3070 S. Bradford Street in the Columbia City neighborhood of Seattle, Washington, just south of the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Way S. and Rainier Avenue S. In 2003, the land was donated to the Seattle Parks Foundation by Monte Powell, a developer who was responsible for much of the newer construction in the neighborhood. He decided to make the donation after attending a presentation on community-established parks.

Bryant (Q4980534)
item type: neighborhood
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Bryant is a residential neighborhood in northeast Seattle, Washington. According to the City of Seattle's neighborhood maps (as pictured), it is bounded by 35th Avenue NE and NE 45th Place on the west, beyond which is Ravenna; Sand Point Way NE and 45th Ave NE on the east, beyond which are Laurelhurst and Windermere; and NE 75th Street and NE 65th Street on the north, beyond which are View Ridge and Wedgwood.

Hale's Ales (Q5641331)
item type: brewery
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Hale's Ales is a brewery in Seattle, Washington, USA, founded in 1983.

Schmitz Park Creek (Q7431839)
item type: stream
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Schmitz Park Creek is a stream in the West Seattle neighborhood of Seattle, Washington, United States. It is located entirely within Schmitz Park.

Edmond S. Meany Middle School (Q5338912)
item type: middle school
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)
  • From a school: This is a redirect from a school article that may have had very little information or did not meet notability criteria. The information from this article may have been merged into an appropriate location, school district page, or school list.
Diamond Parking (Q5270887)
item type: company
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Diamond Parking is a company based in Seattle, Washington that owns and operates parking lots in the US states of Alaska, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Florida and Washington and the Canadian provinces of Alberta and British Columbia. It was founded in 1922 by Josef Diamond.

website: http://diamondparking.com/

Capitol Hill Arts Center (Q5035884)
item type: theater / performing arts center / former entity
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Capitol Hill Arts Center, also known by its acronym CHAC (pronounced "shack"), was a performing arts center located in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. CHAC operated two performance spaces in the building, most widely known for its theatre.

Street address: 621 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122 (from Wikidata)

Alaskan Way Seawall (Q4708668)
item type: sea wall
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Alaskan Way Seawall is a seawall which runs for approximately 7,166 feet (2,184 m) along the Elliott Bay waterfront southwest of downtown Seattle from Bay Street to S. Washington Street. The seawall is being rebuilt in the 2010s as part of a waterfront redevelopment megaproject estimated to cost over $1 billion.

West Woodland (Q29512036)
item type: neighborhood
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

West Woodland is a neighborhood in Seattle, Washington. The city's Department of Neighborhoods places West Woodland in the south east corner of Ballard.

Harvard Exit Theatre (Q16892147)
item type: building / movie theater / haunted house / Women's club
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Harvard Exit Theatre was a twin cinema located in Seattle, Washington. It was housed in a building built in 1925 by the Woman's Century Club, which still meets there at midday on the third Friday of the month. The building was sold in 1968 on the condition that the lobby not be altered, which it has not been to this day. In that same year it was converted into a cinema by Jim Osteen and Art Bernstein, and reports began to surface that the building was haunted by a woman in 1920s garb. However, reports ceased in 1987. The theatre was owned by O'Steen & Harvard Investments and operated by Landmark Theaters until 2015, when developer Scott Shapiro purchased the building for conversion to an office and restaurant space. The Consulate of Mexico planned to move into leased space in the building, and the consulate opened circa July 2018.

Street address: 807 E. Roy Street, Seattle, WA 98102 (from Wikidata)

Downtown Seattle (Q745358)
item type: central business district
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Downtown is the central business district of Seattle, Washington. It is fairly compact compared with other city centers on the West Coast of the United States because of its geographical situation. It is hemmed in on the north and east by hills, on the west by Elliott Bay, and on the south by reclaimed land that was once tidal flats. It is bounded on the north by Denny Way, beyond which are Lower Queen Anne (sometimes known as "Uptown"), Seattle Center, and South Lake Union; on the east by Interstate 5, beyond which is Capitol Hill to the northeast and the Central District to the east; on the south by S Dearborn Street, beyond which is Sodo; and on the west by Elliott Bay, which is part of Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean).

History House of Greater Seattle (Q5774698)
item type: museum
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Founded in 1998, the History House of Greater Seattle is a historical museum dedicated to the history and heritage of Seattle and its neighborhoods.

website: http://www.historyhouse.org

U District station (Q7876198)
item type: tram stop / station located underground
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

U District (working name Brooklyn) is a future light rail station located in Seattle, Washington. It is situated in the University District neighborhood, near the University of Washington campus, and is being built as part of the Northgate extension of the Link light rail system. The underground station will have two entrances along Brooklyn Avenue NE at NE 43rd and 45th streets.

Seattle Underground (Q629046)
item type: tourist attraction / archaeological site
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Seattle Underground is a network of underground passageways and basements in downtown Pioneer Square, Seattle, Washington, United States that were at ground level when the city was built in the mid-19th century. After the streets were elevated, these spaces fell into disuse, but have become a tourist attraction in recent decades.

Center Park (Q5059326)
item type: residential building
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Center Park, located at 2121 26th Avenue South, is a subsidized mid-rise building complex located in the Mt. Baker neighborhood of Seattle, Washington, designed to provide living accommodation to physically or mentally challenged individuals and their caretakers. The apartments were built in the 1960s by Ida May Daly, a progressive woman with severe muscular dystrophy. She purchased an area of inexpensive land in the Rainier Valley neighborhood in south Seattle. Center Park is now managed and maintained by the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Seattle Housing Authority.

John Harte McGraw (Q23135914)
item type: sculpture
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

John Harte McGraw is an outdoor 1912 bronze sculpture depicting the former governor of the same name by Richard E. Brooks, installed in McGraw Square at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Olive Street in Seattle, in the U.S. state of Washington.

King County Medical Examiner's Office (Q30280402)
item type: government agency

website: http://www.kingcounty.gov/depts/health/examiner.aspx

Denny Substation (Q28854269)
item type: building / electrical substation
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Denny Substation is an electrical substation located in the South Lake Union neighborhood of Seattle, Washington, and operated by Seattle City Light. The facility takes up a whole city block along Denny Way and features a community center, interpretive exhibits, a dog park, and public art.

website: http://www.seattle.gov/light/dennysub/

Made in USA (Q28453397)
item type: sculpture
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Made in USA is a 2005 sculpture by American artist Michael Davis, installed at the SODO light rail station in Seattle, in the U.S. state of Washington. It consists of a 24-foot-high (7.3 m) by 14-foot-wide (4.3 m) steel archway as well as a plaza with seating areas. The archway is composed of oversized tools, including a try square, spirit level, and carpenter pencil. The seating area includes benches shaped into I-beams and a cog, with cast bronze replicas of workbench tools soldered onto the granite tops. Both elements honor the industrial legacy of Seattle's SoDo neighborhood by using "tools of the trade".

Fort Lawton Air Force Station (Q5471490)
item type: military base
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Fort Lawton Air Force Station is a closed United States Air Force General Surveillance Radar station. It is located on Fort Lawton in the Magnolia neighborhood of northwest Seattle, Washington. The Air Force inactivated its unit in 1963; while the site remained under Army control until 1974. Today the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) operates the site as part of the Joint Surveillance System (JSS).

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: 1963 disestablishments in Washington (state), Military installations closed in 1963
More Hall Annex (Q28074807)
item type: building / nuclear power plant
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The More Hall Annex, formerly the Nuclear Reactor Building, was a building on the campus of the University of Washington (UW) in Seattle, Washington, United States, that once housed a functional nuclear research reactor. It was inaugurated in 1961 and shut down in 1988, operating at a peak of 100 kilowatts thermal (kWt), and was officially decommissioned in 2007.

NRHP reference number: 08001158

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: 1988 disestablishments in Washington (state), Buildings and structures demolished in 2016, Demolished buildings and structures in Washington (state)
Landesa (Q4042590)
item type: nonprofit organization
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Landesa Rural Development Institute is a nonprofit organization that partners with governments and local organizations to secure legal land rights for the world's poorest families. Since 1967, Landesa has helped more than 180 million poor families in 50 countries gain legal control over their land. When families have secure rights to land, they can invest in their land to sustainably increase their harvests and reap the benefits—improved nutrition, health, education, and dignity.

website: http://www.landesa.org/

Nine Spaces Nine Trees (Q23136900)
item type: sculpture
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Nine Spaces Nine Trees (sometimes Nine Spaces, Nine Trees) is a 1982–1983 art installation by American artist Robert Irwin, located on the University of Washington campus in Seattle, Washington, in the United States. The installation was surveyed and deemed "well maintained" by the Smithsonian Institution's "Save Outdoor Sculpture!" program in 1995. It was recreated in 2007.

King County Department of Community and Human Services (Q30271690)
item type: government agency

website: http://www.kingcounty.gov/depts/community-human-services.aspx

Marguerite Casey Foundation (Q6760773)
item type: nonprofit organization
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Marguerite Casey Foundation is a private, independent grantmaking foundation located in Seattle, Washington. The foundation (originally called Casey Family Grants Program) was created in 2001 by Casey Family Programs. The foundation's mission, according to its website, is "to help low-income families strengthen their voice and mobilize their communities in order to achieve a more just and equitable society for all."

website: http://caseygrants.org/

Whittier Heights, Seattle (Q30626130)
item type: neighborhood
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Whittier Heights is a neighborhood in Seattle, Washington. It is considered part of greater Ballard.

Lawton Park, Seattle (Q43082348)
item type: neighborhood
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Lawton Park is a neighborhood in Seattle, Washington. The city's Department of Neighborhoods places Lawton on the north side of Magnolia.

Roycroft Theatre (Q43306439)
item type: movie theater / community centre

Street address: 708 19th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122 (from Wikidata)

Temple De Hirsch (Q55540966)
item type: synagogue / ruins

NRHP reference number: 84003506

Aurora Drive-In (Q43305521)
item type: movie theater / drive-in theater / former building or structure

Street address: 13500 Aurora Avenue N., Seattle, WA 98133 (from Wikidata)

Kenyon Hall (Q43305835)
item type: theater / movie theater

Street address: 7904 35th Avenue SW, Seattle, WA 98126 (from Wikidata)

website: http://www.kenyonhall.org

Egyptian Theatre (Q43305843)
item type: movie theater / Egyptian theatre

Street address: 4537 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105 (from Wikidata)

Music Hall Theatre (Q43305848)
item type: movie theater / music venue / former building or structure

Street address: 702-710 Olive Way, Seattle, WA 98101 (from Wikidata)

Orpheum Theatre, 5th Avenue (Q43305854)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 1900 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101 (from Wikidata)

Orpheum Theatre, 3rd Avenue (Q43305856)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 3rd Avenue and Madison Street, Seattle, WA 98104 (from Wikidata)

Pacific Science Center IMAX Theatres (Q43305860)
item type: movie theater / IMAX theatre

Street address: 200 2nd Avenue N, Seattle, WA 98109 (from Wikidata)

website: http://www.pacificsciencecenter.org/imax

Columbia City Theater (Q43306244)
item type: movie theater

Street address: 4916 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98118 (from Wikidata)

website: http://www.columbiacitytheater.com

Alaska Theatre (Q43306497)
item type: movie theater

Street address: 514 Second Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104 (from Wikidata)

Atlas Theatre (Q43306512)
item type: movie theater

Street address: 412 Maynard Avenue S, Seattle, WA 98104 (from Wikidata)

Aurora Cinema I-II-III (Q43306514)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 13000 Linden Avenue N., Seattle, WA 98133 (from Wikidata)

Ballard Theatre (Q43306517)
item type: movie theater

Street address: 2218 NW Market Street, Ballard, Seattle, WA 98107 (from Wikidata)

Bay Theatre (Q43306520)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 2044 NW Market Street, Seattle, WA 98107 (from Wikidata)

Beacon Theatre (Q43306522)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 2352 Beacon Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98144 (from Wikidata)

Blue Mouse Theatre (Q43306525)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 1421 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101 (from Wikidata)

Capitol Theatre (Q43306566)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 1508 Third Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101 (from Wikidata)

Class A Theatre (Q43306571)
item type: movie theater

Street address: Pike Street & 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101 (from Wikidata)

Colonial Theatre (Q43306574)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 1515 4th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101 (from Wikidata)

Columbia Theatre (Q43306579)
item type: movie theater

Street address: 1414 Second Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101 (from Wikidata)

Dream Theatre (Q43306585)
item type: movie theater

Street address: 712 First Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104 (from Wikidata)

Embassy Theatre (Q43306591)
item type: movie theater

Street address: 1409 Third Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101 (from Wikidata)

Empress Theatre (Q43306595)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: NW Market Street and Tallman Avenue NW, Seattle, WA 98107 (from Wikidata)

Exhibit Theater (Q43306597)
item type: movie theater

Street address: 906 2nd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104 (from Wikidata)

Florence Theatre (Q43306601)
item type: movie theater

Street address: 512 Second Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104 (from Wikidata)

Fremont Theatre (Q43306603)
item type: movie theater

Street address: 721 N. 35th Street, Seattle, WA 98103 (from Wikidata)

Granada Theatre (Q43306607)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 5011 California Avenue SW, Seattle, WA 98136 (from Wikidata)

Green Lake Theater (Q43306614)
item type: movie theater

Street address: 312 N.E. 72nd Street, Seattle, WA 98115 (from Wikidata)

Green Lake Theatre (Q43306617)
item type: movie theater

Street address: 7107 Woodlawn Avenue NE, Seattle, WA 98115 (from Wikidata)

Green Parrot Theatre (Q43306633)
item type: movie theater / adult movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 1419 1st Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101 (from Wikidata)

Hollywood Theatre (Q43306639)
item type: movie theater

Street address: 6550 NE Roosevelt Way, Seattle, WA 98115 (from Wikidata)

King Cat Theater (Q43306642)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 2130 6th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121 (from Wikidata)

Kokusai Theater (Q43306645)
item type: movie theater

Street address: 412 Maynard Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98104 (from Wikidata)

Liberty Theatre (Q43306650)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 1520 First Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101 (from Wikidata)

Little Theatre (Q43306653)
item type: movie theater

Street address: 608 19th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122 (from Wikidata)

Rivoli Theatre (Q43306726)
item type: movie theater / adult movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 1st Avenue and Madison Street, Seattle, WA 98104 (from Wikidata)

Palomar Theatre (Q43306704)
item type: theater / movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 1300 Third Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101 (from Wikidata)

Queen Anne Theatre (Q43306713)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 1529 Queen Anne Avenue North, Seattle, WA (from Wikidata)

Regal Thornton Place 14 (Q43306720)
item type: movie theater

Street address: 301 N.E. 103rd Street, Seattle, WA 98125 (from Wikidata)

website: http://www.regalcinemas.com

Rosebud Movie Palace (Q43306730)
item type: movie theater

Street address: 202 Third Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98104 (from Wikidata)

Seattle Theatre (Q43306732)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 700 Third Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104 (from Wikidata)

Strand Theatre (Q43306743)
item type: movie theater

Street address: 1114 2nd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101 (from Wikidata)

WaFd Bank (Q7971859)
item type: bank / holding company / financial institution / business enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

WaFd Bank (Formerly Washington Federal, Inc.) is a bank based in Seattle, Washington. It is the primary subsidiary of Washington Federal, Inc., a bank holding company. It operates 235 branches.

website: http://www.wafdbank.com

Iron Horse (Q48815238)
item type: fast-food hamburger restaurant
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Iron Horse was a hamburger restaurant in Seattle, Washington established in 1971 by Charlie Maslow. Located in Pioneer Square, food orders at the restaurant were delivered by model trains which moved along a track that circled the dining area. The Iron Horse closed in 2000, its then-owners citing increasing rents created by the dot com boom, combined with a loss of event business occasioned by the demolition of the Kingdome, as reasons for its shuttering.

Street address: 311 3rd Avenue South (from Wikidata)

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: 2000 disestablishments in Washington (state)
Kingdome (Q990430)
item type: stadium
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Kingdome (officially the King County Multipurpose Domed Stadium) was a multi-purpose stadium in Seattle's SoDo neighborhood. Owned and operated by King County, the Kingdome opened in 1976 and was best known as the home stadium of the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL), the Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball (MLB), and the Seattle SuperSonics of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The stadium also served as both the home outdoor and indoor venue for the Seattle Sounders of the North American Soccer League (NASL) and hosted numerous amateur sporting events, concerts, and other events. The Kingdome measured 660 feet (200 m) wide from its inside walls.

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: 2000 disestablishments in Washington (state), Buildings and structures demolished by controlled implosion, Defunct Major League Baseball venues, Defunct college football venues, Defunct indoor soccer venues in the United States, Defunct multi-purpose stadiums in the United States, Defunct soccer venues in the United States, Demolished buildings and structures in Washington (state), Demolished sports venues in Washington (state), Former National Basketball Association venues, Sports venues demolished in 2000
Sick's Stadium (Q6127401)
item type: stadium
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Sick's Stadium, also known as Sick's Seattle Stadium and later as Sicks' Stadium, was a baseball stadium in the northwest United States in Seattle, Washington. It was located in Rainier Valley, on the NE corner of S. McClellan Street and Rainier Avenue S. The longtime home of the Seattle Rainiers of the Pacific Coast League, it hosted the Seattle Pilots during their only major league season in 1969.

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: 1976 disestablishments in Washington (state), Defunct Major League Baseball venues, Defunct minor league baseball venues, Demolished sports venues in Washington (state), Sports venues demolished in 1979
Edvard Grieg (Q22073384)
item type: bronze sculpture
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

A bronze bust of Edvard Grieg by Finn Frolich is installed in Grieg Garden on the University of Washington campus in Seattle's University District, in the U.S. state of Washington.

InterConnection.org (Q6044851)
item type: nonprofit organization
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

InterConnection.org (IC) is an American 501(c)(3), non-profit organization headquartered in Seattle, Washington. InterConnection was established in 1999 by Charles Brennick. The organization's original focus was on developing and donating websites to non-profits in developing countries. The program soon expanded to include computer donations and technology training. In 2004 the InterConnection Computer Reuse and Learning Center opened in Seattle as a hub to serve both local and international communities.

website: http://www.interconnection.org/index.html

Mars Hill Church (Q6773137)
item type: church building
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Mars Hill Church was a Christian megachurch, founded by Mark Driscoll, Lief Moi, and Mike Gunn. It was a multi-site church based in Seattle, Washington and grew from a home Bible study to 15 locations in 4 U.S. states. Services were offered at its 15 locations; the church also podcast content of weekend services, and of conferences, on the Internet with more than 260,000 sermon views online every week. In 2013, Mars Hill had a membership of 6,489 and average weekly attendance of 12,329. Due to controversy in 2014 involving founding pastor Mark Driscoll, the attendance dropped to 8,000–9,000 people per week.

website: http://www.marshillchurch.org/

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: Former megachurches
Pinehurst (Q7195498)
item type: neighborhood
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Pinehurst is a neighborhood in the Northgate area of Seattle, Washington, United States. It is bounded by NE 145th Street to the north, NE Northgate Way to the south, I-5 to the west, and Lake City Way to the east. These boundaries were determined by the Pinehurst Community Council. Pinehurst's northern boundary of NE 145th Street makes Pinehurst one of the northernmost neighborhoods in the city of Seattle.

Delridge, Seattle (Q5254501)
item type: district
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Delridge is a district in West Seattle, Washington, United States that stretches along Delridge Way, an arterial that follows the eastern slope of the valley of Longfellow Creek, from near its source just within the southern city limits north to the West Seattle Bridge over the Duwamish River.

Artifact Puzzles (Q4801008)
item type: business enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Artifact Puzzles is a manufacturer of wooden jigsaw puzzles operating out of Menlo Park California in Silicon Valley. The business was founded in 2009 by University of Washington electrical engineering professor Maya Gupta, and was originally based in Seattle, Washington. Unlike traditional wooden jigsaw puzzles which are hand-cut by jigsaw, Artifact Puzzles laser-cuts 1/4" thick 3-ply plywood.

website: http://www.artifactpuzzle.com

Jackson Park (Q6117310)
item type: park
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Jackson Park is a 160.7-acre (0.650 km2) public park and golf course in north Seattle, Washington, occupying most of the space between N.E. 145th Street on the north, N.E. 130th Street on the south, 5th Avenue N.E. on the west, and 15th Avenue N.E. on the east. It opened to the public in 1928. Jackson Park has both a nine-hole par three course and a full eighteen-hole long course. It offers amenities such as a pro shop, cafe and bar, cart rentals, driving range, and putting practice greens. It underwent renovations in 2001 to allow Thornton Creek to flow through in a more environmentally beneficial way. This renovation added a lot of water to the front nine and increased the difficulty significantly. The course also offers junior camps that run throughout the summer. The official course record is 62 and was set by amateur golfer, and former Seattle Mariners pitcher, Erik Hanson in the 2015 Seattle Amateur. Fellow amateur Vinnie Murphy equaled that score in the 2016 edition of the tournament.

Ava (Q18207993)
item type: hotel
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Ava (stylized as AVA) is a proposed residential skyscraper in Seattle, Washington. The 48-story mixed-use building would have 395 residential units, 178 hotel rooms, ground level retail, and underground parking for 375 vehicles. It would be located at Pine Street and 8th Avenue in Downtown Seattle.

website: http://www.liveatava.com/#/home/

Fairmount Park (Q5430651)
item type: neighborhood
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Fairmount Park neighborhood of West Seattle in Seattle, Washington, runs along both sides of Fauntleroy Way SW from SW Graham Street in the south to SW Edmunds Street in the north. Neighborhood features include Fairmount Playfield—a city park—and Fairmount Park Elementary School, part of the Seattle Public Schools system.

Northlake (Q7059492)
item type: neighborhood
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Northlake is a neighborhood in Seattle, Washington, that consists of the southern part of Wallingford, below N 40th Street. It is so named for being on the northern shore of Lake Union. Landmarks include the Northlake Shipyard, Gas Works Park, the Wallingford Steps art installation, and Ivar's Salmon House. Circa 1900, the eastern part of Northlake was known as Latona, and the John Stanford International School building was formerly the Latona School. Nowadays, the name Latona is likely to refer to anywhere along Latona Ave. NE from Northlake north to NE 65th St. near Green Lake.

NewHolly (Q7005114)
item type: neighborhood
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

NewHolly (formerly Holly Park) is a neighborhood in southeast Seattle, Washington, United States. It is part of Seattle's South End.

School of Visual Concepts (Q14713887)
item type: art school
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The School of Visual Concepts in Seattle, Washington, is a vocational school training students and working professionals in the fields of graphic design, advertising art direction, advertising copywriting, web design, and marketing communications.

Fifth Church of Christ, Scientist (Q5447491)
item type: church building
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The former Fifth Church of Christ, Scientist, located at 3515 South Alaska Street (corner of 36th Avenue, South) in the Columbia City neighborhood in the Rainier Valley area of Seattle, Washington, is an historic Christian Science church edifice, whose original entrance was on 36th Avenue. South. Built in 1921. was designed by Earl A. Roberts in the Greek Revival and Neo-Palladian styles. It is a contributing property in the Columbia City Historic District, which was added to the National Register of Historic Places on September 8, 1980. Fifth Church is no longer in existence. The building is now the Rainier Arts Center. The only major exterior change made by the center was the relocation of the front entrance to Alaska Street.

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: Former Christian Science churches, societies and buildings in Washington (state)
Genesee (Q5532707)
item type: neighborhood
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Genesee is a neighborhood in West Seattle, Washington. It extends north from SW Genesee St. to SW Charlestown St., and west from 46th to 56th Avenues SW. The neighborhood includes Ercolini Park and the new Genesee Hill Elementary School. It should not be confused with Genesee Park, in Rainier Valley.

UW Tower (Q2944917)
item type: building
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The UW Tower is a high-rise office building complex serving as head offices for University of Washington. It was completed in 1975 in the University District of Seattle, Washington. At 99 m (325 ft), the 22-story tower, designed by NBBJ, is Seattle's tallest building outside the Downtown Seattle area. The tower was originally constructed as Safeco Plaza to serve as Safeco Insurance's headquarters, and was generally known as the Safeco Building. Safeco sold the property to the University of Washington in 2006 for $130 million, and moved out in 2007. The purchase from Safeco included Safeco Tower, three adjacent buildings, a residential building with 29 units, two parking garages and two surface parking lots.

website: http://www.uwtower.org/

SoDo (Q7548990)
item type: neighborhood
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SoDo, alternatively SODO, is a neighborhood in Seattle, Washington, that makes up part of the city's Industrial District. It is bounded on the north by South King Street, beyond which is Pioneer Square; on the south by South Spokane Street, beyond which is more of the Industrial District; on the west by the Duwamish Waterway, across which is West Seattle; and on the east by Metro Transit's Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel and SoDo Busway, beyond which is the International District and the rest of the Industrial District.

Fire Station No. 25 (Q5451470)
item type: fire station
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Fire Station No. 25 is a former fire station located near the borders of the Capitol Hill and First Hill neighborhoods of Seattle, Washington listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is now a condominium apartment building.

NRHP reference number: 72001273

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: Defunct fire stations in Washington (state)
McLeod Residence (Q6802240)
item type: art gallery
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The McLeod Residence was an art cooperative and gallery based in the Belltown area of Seattle, Washington. It closed in October 2008.

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: 2008 disestablishments in Washington (state), Defunct art galleries in the United States
Hec Edmundson Pavilion (Q4708490)
item type: building
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion (formerly and still commonly referred to as Hec Edmundson Pavilion or simply Hec Ed) is an indoor arena on the campus of the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. It serves as home to several of the university's sports teams, known as the Washington Huskies of the Pac-12 Conference. It also served as a temporary home for the WNBA's Seattle Storm in 2019.

Atlantic (Q4816245)
item type: neighborhood
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Atlantic is the northernmost neighborhood of the Rainier Valley, United States, between Mount Baker Ridge and Beacon Hill. Atlantic is located in the Central District of east-central Seattle, Washington, though it may also be considered part of South Seattle and the Rainier Valley. Atlantic contains the Judkins Park neighborhood.

Industrial District (Q6027594)
item type: neighborhood
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Industrial District is the principal industrial area of Seattle, Washington. It is bounded on the west by the Duwamish Waterway and Elliott Bay, beyond which lies Delridge of West Seattle; on the east by Interstate 5, beyond which lies Beacon Hill; on the north by S King and S Dearborn Streets, beyond which lie Pioneer Square and southwest International District of Downtown; and on the south by the main lines of the BNSF Railway and Union Pacific Railroad, or about S Lucille Street, beyond which is Georgetown. SoDo is the name of the northwest portion of the neighborhood, named for its being South of Downtown. SoDo is the location of T-Mobile Park, home of the Seattle Mariners, and CenturyLink Field, home of the Seattle Seahawks and Seattle Sounders FC. CenturyLink Field was also the site of the former Kingdome.

Central Waterfront (Q5062012)
item type: neighborhood
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Central Waterfront of Seattle, in the state of Washington, US, is the most urbanized portion of the Elliott Bay shore. It runs from the Pioneer Square shore roughly northwest past Downtown Seattle and Belltown, ending at the Broad Street site of the Olympic Sculpture Park.

Daybreak Star Cultural Center (Q5243101)
item type: cultural center
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Daybreak Star Cultural Center is a Native American cultural center in Seattle, Washington, described by its parent organization United Indians of All Tribes as "an urban base for Native Americans in the Seattle area." Located on 20 acres (81,000 m²) in Seattle's Discovery Park in the Magnolia neighborhood, the center developed from activism by Bernie Whitebear and other Native Americans, who staged a generally successful self-styled "invasion" and occupation of the land in 1970. Most of the former Fort Lawton military base had been declared surplus by the U.S. Department of Defense. "The claim [Whitebear and others made] to Fort Lawton was based on rights under 1865 U.S.-Indian treaties promising reversion of surplus military lands to their original owners."

Columbia City (Q5149644)
item type: neighborhood / city of the United States
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Columbia City is a neighborhood located in the southeastern part of Seattle, Washington in the Rainier Valley district. It has a landmark-protected historic business district and is one of the few Seattle neighborhoods with a long history of ethnic and income diversity.

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Renton Hill (Q7313550)
item type: neighborhood
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Renton Hill was historically a neighborhood of Seattle, Washington, United States; it was roughly the southern part of today's Capitol Hill and the adjacent part of First Hill, centered roughly at 18th and Madison. It was named after lumberman and merchant Captain William Renton (1818-1891).

Meadowbrook, Seattle (Q14713813)
item type: neighborhood
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Meadowbrook is a neighborhood in the Lake City district (township annexed in 1954) of Seattle, Washington. Meadowbrook is centered on open fields adjacent to the Community Center, Meadowbrook swimming pool, and Nathan Hale High School. It is bounded on the south by NE 95th Street and the Wedgwood neighborhood, on the north by NE 120th Street and Cedar Park, on the west by Lake City Way NE (State Route 522–SR 522) and Victory Heights., and on the east by 35th Avenue NE and Matthews Beach. The neighborhood is almost entirely residential. There are no commercial strips, though there are some small restaurants and other businesses. The area is served by a number of public schools, including John Rogers Elementary, Jane Addams Middle School, and Nathan Hale High School.

North American Martyrs Catholic Church (Q7053803)
item type: church building
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

North American Martyrs Parish is a Roman Catholic parish in Edmonds, Washington, served by the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP). The FSSP offers the Mass according to the form that was in use prior to the liturgical reforms of the Second Vatican Council in the 1960s. Following the publication of Pope Benedict XVI's motu proprio Summorum Pontificum in 2007, North American Martyrs Catholic Church became the first Tridentine Mass parish in Seattle to be directly supported by the Archdiocese of Seattle since Vatican II. Established as a quasi-parish, it was elevated to parish status in 2015. The parish is named after the North American Martyrs, eight Jesuit missionaries martyred in the mid-17th century.

Briarcliff (Q28454570)
item type: neighborhood
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Briarcliff is a neighborhood in Seattle, Washington. The city's Department of Neighborhoods places Briarcliff on the west side of Magnolia, south of Discovery Park.

Naval Station Puget Sound (Q6981944)
item type: military facility
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)
For the similarly named facility in Bremerton, Washington, see Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.

Naval Station Puget Sound is a former United States Naval station located on Sand Point in Seattle, Washington. Today, the land is occupied by Magnuson Park.

NRHP reference number: 09001218

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Seattle Film Institute (Q7442097)
item type: film school
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Seattle Film Institute (SFI) is a private, for-profit film school in Seattle, Washington. Founded in 1994, SFI offers part-time classes, bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and certificate programs in film and digital video production.

website: http://www.seattlefilminstitute.com

Pierre P. Ferry House (Q7192392)
item type: single-family detached home
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Pierre P. Ferry House (1903–1906) is a historic home in Seattle, Washington, United States.

NRHP reference number: 79002537

Thrive Cafe (Q7798296)
item type: vegan eatery

website: http://www.generationthrive.com

First Hill Streetcar (Q5453077)
item type: tram line
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The First Hill Streetcar, officially the First Hill Line, is a streetcar route in Seattle, Washington, United States, forming part of the modern Seattle Streetcar system. It travels 2.5 miles (4.0 km) between several neighborhoods in central Seattle, including the International District, First Hill, and Capitol Hill. The line has ten stops and runs primarily in mixed traffic on South Jackson Street and Broadway.

website: http://www.seattlestreetcar.org/firsthill.htm

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (Q655286)
item type: research institute / private foundation (US)
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), previously the William H. Gates Foundation, is an American private foundation founded by Bill and Melinda Gates. Based in Seattle, Washington, it was launched in 2000 and is reported to be the largest private foundation in the world, holding $46.8 billion in assets. The primary goals of the foundation are, globally, to enhance healthcare and reduce extreme poverty, and, in the U.S., to expand educational opportunities and access to information technology. The foundation is controlled by its three trustees: Bill and Melinda Gates, and Warren Buffett. Other principal officers include Co-Chair William H. Gates, Sr. and Chief Executive Officer Susan Desmond-Hellmann.

website: https://www.gatesfoundation.org/

Tableau Software (Q7673435)
item type: software house
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Tableau Software ( tab-LOH) is an American interactive data visualization software company founded in January 2003 by Christian Chabot, Pat Hanrahan and Chris Stolte, in Mountain View, California. The company is currently headquartered in Seattle, Washington, United States focused on business intelligence. On August 1, 2019, Salesforce acquired Tableau.

website: http://www.tableausoftware.com, http://www.tableau.com/

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Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence (Q16002567)
item type: research institute
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Allen Institute for AI (abbreviated AI2) is a research institute founded by late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. The institute seeks to achieve scientific breakthroughs by constructing AI systems with reasoning, learning, and reading capabilities. Oren Etzioni was appointed by Paul Allen in September 2013 to direct the research at the institute.

website: http://allenai.org/

Fremont Brewing (Q18712245)
item type: business enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Fremont Brewery is a brewery located in the Fremont neighborhood of Seattle, Washington, United States. The brewery creates small-batch artisan beers and was founded in 2009 by Sara Nelson and Matt Linecum. The company has since expanded to Ballard and is among the largest in the city.

website: http://www.fremontbrewing.com/

Allen Institute for Brain Science (Q4731705)
item type: nonprofit organization
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Allen Institute for Brain Science is a Seattle-based independent, nonprofit medical research organization. Founded in 2003, it is dedicated to accelerating the understanding of how the human brain works. With the intent of catalyzing brain research in different areas, the Allen Institute provides free data and tools to scientists.

website: http://www.alleninstitute.org

Cutter & Buck (Q5196929)
item type: business enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Cutter & Buck (formerly NASDAQ: CBUK) is a manufacturer of upscale clothing for golf and other sports. Founded in 1990, the company went public in 1995 and was sold to New Wave Group AB, a Swedish-based corporation, on April 13, 2007.

website: http://www.cutterbuck.com

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Impinj (Q4041316)
item type: business enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Impinj, Inc. is a manufacturer of radio-frequency identification (RFID) devices and software. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington. The company was started based on the research done at the California Institute of Technology by Carver Mead and Chris Diorio. Impinj currently produces EPC Class 1, Gen 2 passive UHF RFID chips, RFID readers, RFID reader chips, and RFID antennas, and software applications for encoding chips, and gathering business intelligence on RFID systems.

website: http://www.impinj.com/

Getty Images (Q1520122)
item type: business enterprise / enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Getty Images, Inc. (stylized as gettyimages), is an American visual media company, with headquarters in Seattle, Washington, United States. It is a supplier of stock images, editorial photography, video and music for business and consumers with an archive of over 200 million assets. It targets three markets—creative professionals (advertising and graphic design), the media (print and online publishing), and corporate (in-house design, marketing and communication departments).

website: http://www.gettyimages.com

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Reciprocal Recording (Q3505000)
item type: recording studio
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Reciprocal Recording was the name of a recording studio in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle, Washington, United States that was founded in 1984 and officially closed in July 1991.

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: 1991 disestablishments in Washington (state)
Allozyne (Q4733261)
item type: business enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Allozyne is a clinical stage biotechnology company headquartered in Seattle's biotech and high tech innovation corridor. Allozyne was founded in 2005 by California Institute of Technology researchers, and was incubated by Accelerator Corporation. Its lead product candidate, AZ01, is a long acting interferon beta for the treatment of the relapsing remitting form of multiple sclerosis, a chronic degenerative disease characterized by demyelination of nerve fibers leading to severe nerve damage and increasing disability. Multiple sclerosis is estimated to affect 400,000 individuals in the US alone and 2.5 million worldwide. AZ01 is currently undergoing Phase I clinical trials in the US. Preclinical data indicates that AZ01 has the potential to be dosed once monthly compared to the current standard of care dosed anywhere from once daily to once per week.

website: http://www.allozyne.com/

Azaleos (Q4832146)
item type: business enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Azaleos Corporation was a Seattle-based American corporation. Founded in 2004 by Roger Gerdes and Keith McCall. Azaleos provided remote management for Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft Lync.

Green Lake Jewelry Works (Q5602758)
item type: privately held company
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Green Lake Jewelry Works is a Seattle jewelry designer, manufacturer, and retailer. Selling mostly custom made jewelry, the company is known for a customer experience of personalized contact with traditional artisans that is profitably scaled up to a relatively large business operation, made possible by its use of computer-aided design and manufacturing (CAD/CAM), in combination with effective use of e-commerce technology. They maintain a relatively small physical inventory that is augmented by a "virtual inventory" of renderings of their offerings. The company's sales volume grew quickly from about $2 million per year in the years 2003–2005 to over $7 million for 2006, passing $10+ million by 2018.

Cruise West (Q5189954)
item type: business enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Cruise West was an independent, destination focused small-ship cruise operator based in Seattle, Washington. The line was the largest operator of U.S. flagged cruise vessels (by number of vessels) with nine currently operating. They were best known for their Alaska cruises but their reach includes destinations all around the Pacific Ocean. Cruise West announced on September 18, 2010 that it is ceasing operations.

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: 2010 disestablishments in Washington (state), Defunct companies based in Seattle, Defunct cruise lines, Defunct shipping companies of the United States
Homestead Book Company (Q5890499)
item type: business enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Homestead Book Company was a publisher and wholesale distributor of books, magazines, videos, games, and novelty items. Founded in 1972 and closed in 2017, the organization was located in Seattle, Washington. They specialized in counter-cultural books and currently distribute over 3,000 titles to retailers as well as their own mail-order business.

website: http://www.homesteadbook.com/

Cray (Q144060)
item type: public company
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Cray Inc., a subsidiary of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, is an American supercomputer manufacturer headquartered in Seattle, Washington. It also manufactures systems for data storage and analytics. Several Cray supercomputer systems are listed in the TOP500, which ranks the most powerful supercomputers in the world.

website: http://www.cray.com/

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Amazon (Q3884)
item type: website / business enterprise / enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Amazon.com, Inc. (), is an American multinational technology company based in Seattle that focuses on e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence. It is considered one of the Big Four tech companies, along with Google, Apple, and Facebook. It's been referred to as "one of the most influential economic and cultural forces in the world."

website: https://www.amazon.com, https://www.amazon.it, https://www.amazon.co.uk, https://www.amazon.es, https://www.amazon.in, https://www.amazon.fr, https://www.amazon.ca, https://www.amazon.nl, https://www.amazon.com.tr, https://www.amazon.co.jp, https://www.amazon.de, https://www.amazon.com.au, https://www.amazon.com.br

Stratolaunch Systems (Q620534)
item type: business enterprise / enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

website: https://www.stratolaunch.com/

Corbis (Q390285)
item type: photo library
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Branded Entertainment Network (BEN) is a Los Angeles-based product placement, influencer marketing and licensing company. The company offers product placement, rights clearance, and personality rights management services for the entertainment industry.

website: http://www.corbis.com

Barsuk Records (Q809177)
item type: record label
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Barsuk Records ( bar-SOOK) is an independent record label based in Seattle, Washington, that was founded by the members of the band This Busy Monster, Christopher Possanza and Josh Rosenfeld, in 1998 to release their band's material. Its logo is a drawing of a dog holding a vinyl record in its mouth.

website: http://www.barsuk.com/

Bassetti Architects (Q4868119)
item type: architectural firm
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Bassetti Architects is an architectural firm based in Seattle, Washington with a second office in Portland, Oregon. Founded in 1947, the firm has newly designed or substantially renovated several well-known Seattle landmarks and many schools in the greater Seattle-Tacoma area. This includes several buildings at the Pike Place Market, the Jackson Federal Building, Seattle City Hall, the Seattle Aquarium, Franklin High School, Raisbeck Aviation High School, Roosevelt High School, and Stadium High School. The firm's work has been awarded local, national, and international awards.

website: http://www.bassettiarch.com

Callison (Q5022764)
item type: architectural firm
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Callison was an international architecture firm based in Seattle, Washington. Callison was founded by Tony Callison in 1975 and grew to 900 employees around the world prior to its acquisition by Arcadis NV in 2014. In October 2015, Callison was formally merged with another Arcadis subsidiary, RTKL Associates, to form CallisonRTKL headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland.

website: http://www.callison.com

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K2 Sports (Q1500866)
item type: business enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

K2 Sports, LLC is an American company founded in 1962 by brothers Bill and Don Kirschner on Vashon Island, near Seattle, Washington in the United States. K2 is known for pioneering fiberglass ski technology, which made skis significantly lighter and more lively than their wood and metal contemporaries. Famous users of K2 skis include Seth Morrison, pro champion Spider Sabich, World Cup and Olympic champion Phil Mahre, and his twin brother Steve Mahre, World Champion and Olympic silver medalist and Laurent Donato, great Belgo-Italian amateur skier.

website: http://www.k2sports.com/

F5 Networks (Q3029296)
item type: software house / business enterprise / enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

F5 Networks, Inc. is a transnational company that specializes in application services and application delivery networking (ADN). F5 technologies focus on the delivery, security, performance, and availability of web applications, including the availability of computing, storage, and network resources. F5 is headquartered in Seattle, Washington, with additional development, manufacturing, and administrative offices worldwide.

website: https://f5.com/, https://devcentral.f5.com

A.D.S.R. Musicwerks (Q4647091)
item type: record label
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

A.D.S.R. Musicwerks is a Seattle, Washington store and US record label that releases synthpop and Electro Industrial music.

Big Fish Games (Q668735)
item type: video game developer
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Big Fish Games is a casual gaming company based in Seattle, with a regional office in Oakland, CA, owned by Aristocrat Leisure. It is a developer and distributor of casual games for computers and mobile devices. Their game Cooking Craze was awarded the Best Pick Up and Play game by Google Play in 2017.

website: http://BigFishGames.com

Women's Health Initiative (Q1451732)
item type: research program
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Women's Health Initiative (WHI) was initiated by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 1991. The Women's Health Initiative, which consisted of three clinical trials (CT) and an observational study (OS), was conducted to address major health issues causing morbidity and mortality in postmenopausal women. In particular, randomized controlled trials were designed and funded that addressed cardiovascular disease, cancer, and osteoporosis. In its entirety, the WHI enrolled more than 160,000 postmenopausal women aged 50–79 years (at time of study enrollment) over 15 years, making it one of the largest U.S. prevention studies of its kind, with a budget of $625 million. A 2014 analysis calculated a net economic return on investment of $37.1 billion for the estrogen-plus-progestin arm of the study's hormone trial alone, providing a strong case for the continued use of this variety of large, publicly funded population study.

website: https://www.whi.org/SitePages/WHI%20Home.aspx

Arab Film Distribution (Q4783183)
item type: business enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Arab Film Distribution is a distributor of films about the Arab world. The Seattle-based company distributes its films in North America, and was founded in 1990 by the Seattle Arab & Iranian Film Festival, which was in turn created for the 1990 Goodwill Games. In 2005, the company launched a theatrical subsidiary, Typecast Entertainment.

website: http://www.arabfilm.com/

Sage Bionetworks (Q891621)
item type: research institute / nonprofit organization
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Sage Bionetworks is a nonprofit organization in Seattle that promotes open science and patient engagement in the research process. It is led by Lara Mangravite. It was co-founded by Stephen Friend and Eric Schadt.

website: http://sagebionetworks.org

Fantagraphics Books (Q1395850)
item type: comics publishing company / book publishing company
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Fantagraphics Books is an American publisher of alternative comics, classic comic strip anthologies, magazines, graphic novels, and the erotic Eros Comix imprint. Many notable cartoonists publish their work through Fantagraphics, including Jessica Abel, Peter Bagge, Ivan Brunetti, Charles Burns, Daniel Clowes, Mary Fleener, Roberta Gregory, Joe Sacco, Chris Ware, and the Hernandez brothers.

website: http://fantagraphics.com

Books4cars (Q4943268)
item type: business enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Books4cars is a web-based company in Seattle, Washington, that carries used and rare books related to cars, trucks and motorcycles, such as service manuals, owners manuals and historical books. The business was started in 1997 in Detroit, Michigan, from a home collection of books by automotive engineer and mechanic Alex Voss. Books4cars relocated to Seattle's Columbia City neighborhood in 2000.

Cascade Designs (Q5048130)
item type: business enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Cascade Designs is an American company specializing in outdoor recreation products. It is located in Seattle, Washington and Reno, Nevada, and was founded in 1972 by two former Boeing engineers, who were avid backpackers. Their first product innovation was the self-inflating camping mattress, marketed as Therm-a-Rest. In 2015, Cascade Designs moved 1/5 of its workforce to Reno to take advantage of lower wages.

website: http://www.cascadedesigns.com/

Studio X (Q4840152)
item type: recording studio
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Studio X (formerly known as Bad Animals Studio and Kaye-Smith Studios) is a music and media recording studio on 4th Avenue in downtown Seattle. It was founded as Steve Lawson Productions by Steve and Debbie Lawson in 1979. The sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson of the band Heart owned the studio from 1991 until 1997, and named it Bad Animals after their 1987 album of the same name. Artists such as Heart, Alice in Chains, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Nirvana, Queensrÿche, Mad Season, Foo Fighters, Audioslave, Aerosmith, The Beach Boys, Jerry Cantrell, Eddie Vedder, Duff McKagan, Johnny Cash, B.B. King, Radiohead, R.E.M., Deftones, Soulfly, Steve Vai, and Neil Young have recorded at the studio.

website: http://www.badanimals.com/

Attachmate (Q757850)
item type: business enterprise / enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Attachmate Corporation is a 1982-founded software company which focused on secure terminal emulation, legacy integration, and managed file transfer software. Citrix-compatibility and Attachment Reflection were enhanced/added offerings.

website: http://www.attachmate.com/

Vigor Shipyards (Q1467758)
item type: business enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Vigor Shipyards (formerly Todd Shipyards) was founded in 1916 as the William H. Todd Corporation through the merger of Robins Dry Dock & Repair Company of Erie Basin, Brooklyn, New York, the Tietjen & Long Dry Dock Company of Hoboken, New Jersey, and the Seattle Construction and Dry Dock Company. The Seattle shipyard could trace its history back to 1882, when Robert Moran opened a marine repair shop at Yesler's Wharf. This shop became the Moran Brothers Shipyard in 1906 and the Seattle Construction & Dry Dock Company at the end of 1911.

American Seafoods (Q4744959)
item type: business enterprise / enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

American Seafoods Company is one of the largest seafood companies in North America and one of the largest harvesters of fish in the world. Based in Seattle, Washington, ASC owns and operates six large catcher-processor vessels that harvest and process on board fish caught in the U.S. waters of Alaska and the Pacific Northwest. The company is well known for its products made from Alaska pollock, Pacific (whiting) hake, Yellowfin sole, and Pacific cod. These products are sold throughout North & South America, Asia and Europe. American Seafoods Company is the largest harvester in the U.S. Bering Sea Alaska Pollock fishery with approximately 45% of the catcher-processor market share.

website: http://www.americanseafoods.com/

Bartell Drugs (Q4865152)
item type: business enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Bartell Drugs is a family-owned chain of pharmacies in the Puget Sound area of Washington state. Bartell Drug stores primarily serve the Seattle area but they also have a stores in Snohomish County and Pierce County. Bartell's is "the nation's oldest family-owned drugstore chain".

website: http://www.bartelldrugs.com

Cartoys (Q5047433)
item type: business enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Car Toys, Inc. is a medium-sized chain of stores, founded and headquartered in Seattle. There are currently 50 stores, distributed throughout Washington, Oregon, Colorado, and Texas. Car Toys currently has over 1,000 employees, some of whom work in both the corporate headquarters and a distribution center. The retailer specializes in all assortment of mobile electronics products, but primarily sells automobile audio equipment and wireless phone devices.

website: http://www.cartoys.com/

Lockheed Shipbuilding and Construction Company (Q915979)
item type: business enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Lockheed Shipbuilding and Construction Company (a.k.a. Lockheed Shipbuilding), was a shipyard in Seattle, Washington on Harbor Island at the mouth of the Duwamish River. Founded in 1898 as the Puget Sound Bridge and Dredging Company, the company that built Harbor Island, it was purchased by Lockheed in 1959. The shipyard was permanently closed in 1988.

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A Place for Mom (Q4658862)
item type: business enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

A Place for Mom, founded in 2000, is a privately held, for-profit senior care referral service based in Seattle, Washington. The company provides personal and professional assistance to families in the search of senior care options. A majority of the company is owned since August 2017 by equity capital firms General Atlantic and Silver Lake. Its spokesperson is former Good Morning America host Joan Lunden.

website: http://www.aplaceformom.com/

Vulcan Inc. (Q3563813)
item type: business enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Vulcan Inc. is a privately held company founded by the Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and his sister Jody Allen in 1986 to establish and oversee the family's diverse business activities and philanthropic endeavors. It is currently controlled by the estate of Paul Allen. Vulcan Inc. is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

website: http://www.vulcan.com/

Darigold (Q5222747)
item type: business enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Northwest Dairy Association (Formerly the Northwest Dairymen's Association; Trading as Darigold, Inc.) is an American dairy agricultural marketing cooperative. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, it is owned by the nearly 500 dairy farm members of the association located in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Montana.

website: http://www.darigold.com/

EMC Isilon (Q5323381)
item type: business enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Isilon is a scale out network-attached storage platform offered by Dell EMC for high-volume storage, backup and archiving of unstructured data. It provides a cluster-based storage array based on industry standard hardware, and is scalable to 50 petabytes in a single filesystem using its FreeBSD-derived OneFS file system.

website: http://www.isilon.com

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Emeritus Assisted Living (Q5370829)
item type: business enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Emeritus Corporation doing business as Emeritus Senior Living was a provider of independent living, assisted living, Alzheimer's care, and skilled nursing for seniors living in Emeritus communities throughout the United States. The company was founded in 1993, and was acquired by Brookdale Senior Living (the largest company in the industry at the time ) in July 2014 after a $23 million punitive damages award against it in a civil lawsuit in 2013.

website: http://www.emeritus.com

Inbios (Q6013966)
item type: business enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

InBios International, Inc. is a medical diagnostic company based in Seattle that specializes in the detection of infectious diseases. The company was founded in 1996, and since its inception has developed several technologies useful in designing rapid and ELISA based immunodiagnostic assays.

website: http://www.inbios.com/

Pike Place Fish Market (Q7193593)
item type: business enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Pike Place Fish Market, founded in 1930, is an open air fish market located in Seattle, Washington's Pike Place Market, at the corner of Pike Street and Pike Place. It is known for their tradition of fishmongers throwing fish that customers have purchased, before they are wrapped. After nearing bankruptcy in 1986, the fish market owner and employees decided to become "world famous", changing their way of doing business by introducing their flying fish, games, and customer performances. Four years later, they were featured repeatedly in the national media and television shows. The store is now a popular tourist destination in Seattle, attracting up to 10,000 daily visitors, and is often billed as world-famous.

website: http://pikeplacefish.com

Center for Infectious Disease Research (Q7442057)
item type: business enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Center for Infectious Disease Research, formerly known as Seattle BioMed, Seattle Biomedical Research Institute or SBRI, was the largest independent, non-profit organization in the United States focused solely on infectious disease discovery research. Since Oct. 2018, the Center for Infectious Disease Research has been part of the Seattle Children's Research Institute and known as the Center for Global Infectious Disease Research. At the time of the merger, CID Research had 166 scientists. Its mission was to eliminate the world's most devastating infectious diseases through leadership in scientific discovery. The organization's research labs were in the South Lake Union area of Seattle, WA. The institute's research focused on four areas of infectious disease: HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis (TB), and Emerging & Neglected Diseases (END) like African sleeping sickness, leishmaniasis, Chagas disease, and toxoplasmosis. CID Research was engaged in early stages of the scientific pipeline including bench science and malaria clinical trials and has expertise in immunology, vaccinology, and drug discovery.

website: http://www.seattlebiomed.org/

Cranium, Inc. (Q14713624)
item type: subsidiary company / board game publishing company
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Cranium, Inc. was a toy and board game developer. The company was founded in 1998 by two former Microsoft executives, Richard Tait and Whit Alexander. They co-developed the Cranium board game.

website: http://www.cranium.com

Insilicos (Q6038150)
item type: business enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Insilicos is a life science software company founded in 2002 by Erik Nilsson, Brian Pratt and Bryan Prazen. Insilicos develops scientific computing software to provide software for disease diagnoses.

website: http://insilicos.com/

Seattle Opera (Q7442146)
item type: opera company
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Seattle Opera is an opera company located in Seattle, Washington. Founded in 1963 by Glynn Ross, who served as the company's first general director through 1983, Seattle Opera's season runs from August to late May, with five or six operas offered and with eight to ten performances each, often with double casts in major roles to allow for successive evening presentations.

website: http://www.seattleopera.org

Wildlands Project (Q8001277)
item type: nonprofit organization / environmental organization
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Wildlands Network (formerly known as “Wildlands Project") was created in 1991 to stem the tide of species extinctions that was being recorded across North America. Evidence that such extinctions were often exacerbated by a lack of habitat connectivity between existing protected areas resulted in the organization’s adoption of a primary mission focused on scientific and strategic support for creation of “networks of people protecting networks of connected wildlands.”

website: http://www.twp.org

AnswerDash (Q28135053)
item type: business enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

AnswerDash is a B2B software company that facilitates customer service for e-commerce businesses. AnswerDash was founded in Seattle, Washington in 2012 as a spin-off from the Information school of the University of Washington. Its software-as-a-service utilizes machine learning to create databases of context-sensitive support answers for end-users of webpages and mobile applications, thus reducing the need for human customer service. AnswerDash claims to be the first, and as of 2015 the world's leading provider of contextual point-and-click answer technology.

website: http://answerdash.com

Dendreon (Q5256667)
item type: business enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Dendreon is a biotechnology company. Its lead product, Provenge (known generically as sipuleucel-T), is an immunotherapy for prostate cancer. It consists of a mixture of the patient's own blood cells (autologous, with dendritic cells thought to be the most important) that have been incubated with the Dendreon PAP-GM-CSF fusion protein. Phase III clinical trial results demonstrating a survival benefit for prostate cancer patients receiving the drug were presented at the AUA meeting on April 28, 2009. After going through the approval process, Provenge was given full approval by the FDA on April 29, 2010. Dendreon's stock value fell 66% on August 4, 2011, after abandoning its forecast for its debut drug Provenge.

website: http://www.dendreon.com

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Solumbra (Q7558956)
item type: business enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)


Solumbra is a line of sun protection clothing and a patented fabric. Introduced in 1992, Solumbra was reviewed under medical device regulations by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and by Health Canada. No sun protective clothing had previously been reviewed as a medical device in the U.S. or Canada. Solumbra offered improved and superior ultraviolet (UV) protection when compared to a conventional 30 SPF sunscreen and typical summer clothing. Solumbra sun protective clothing is now rated at 100+ SPF.

website: http://www.solumbra.com/

Nordstrom Rack (Q21463374)
item type: business enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Nordstrom Rack is an American off-price department store chain founded in 1973, and a subsidiary of the luxury department store chain Nordstrom. Nordstrom Rack offers branded clothing and accessories for women, men, and kids at a large discount to consumers across the United States. Nordstrom Rack has over 113 brick and mortar stores.

website: https://www.nordstromrack.com/

Daniel Smith Artists' Materials (Q5218793)
item type: business enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Daniel Smith (sometimes advertised as Daniel Smith Artists' Materials or Daniel Smith Art Supply) is an art supply manufacturer and retailer. Dan Smith, a noted printmaking artist, founded the operation in 1976, endeavoring to produce artist grade printmaking ink.Later, watercolor paint, oil paint and acrylic paint lines were added to its proprietary selection.

website: http://www.danielsmith.com

HauteLook (Q5682952)
item type: business enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HauteLook is a member-only shopping website offering flash-sales and limited-time sale events featuring women's and men's fashion, jewelry and accessories, beauty products, kid's clothing and toys, and home décor. HauteLook offers discounts of 50 to 75 percent off retail prices with new sale events every morning. Launched in 2007, HauteLook is owned and operated by Nordstrom.

Marine Conservation Alliance (Q6764064)
item type: business enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Marine Conservation Alliance (MCA) is a Juneau, Alaska-based coalition of seafood processors, harvesters, support industries and coastal communities that participate in Alaska fisheries. The coalition was established in 2001 by fishery associations, communities, Community Development Quota (CDQ) groups, harvesters, processors and support businesses, to promote science-based conservation measures to ensure sustainable Alaska fisheries.

website: http://www.marineconservationalliance.org

K2 Snowboards (Q14713716)
item type: subsidiary company
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

K2 Snowboards are snowboards manufactured by the sports equipment company K2 Sports. K2 Sports was founded by businessman Bill Kirschner in 1962. The company manufactured some of the first sets of fibreglass skis in the 1960s, and delivered its first lot of 250 pairs of fibreglass skis in 1964.

website: http://k2snowboarding.com

Adams (Q29567809)
item type: neighborhood
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Adams is a neighborhood in Seattle, Washington. The city's Department of Neighborhoods places Adams on the south side of Ballard.

Sultan's Lavender Cinema (Q43306747)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 1313 First Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101 (from Wikidata)

Tilikum Theater (Q43306750)
item type: movie theater

Street address: 319 Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98101 (from Wikidata)

Town Theater (Q43306752)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 515 Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98101 (from Wikidata)

Toyo Cinema (Q43306761)
item type: movie theater

Street address: Rainier Avenue S. and S. Orcas Street, Seattle, WA 98118 (from Wikidata)

UA 150 (Q43306769)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 2131 6th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121 (from Wikidata)

Varsity Theatre (Q43306782)
item type: movie theater

Street address: 4329 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105 (from Wikidata)

website: http://www.farawayentertainment.com

Venetian Theatre (Q43306786)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 1427 E. Pine Street, Seattle, WA 98122 (from Wikidata)

Victory Theater (Q43306790)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 1319 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98144 (from Wikidata)

Wilkes Theatre (Q43306792)
item type: movie theater

Street address: 5th Avenue and Pine Street, Seattle, WA 98101 (from Wikidata)

Winter Garden Theatre (Q43306796)
item type: movie theater

Street address: 1515 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101 (from Wikidata)

Ye College Playhouse (Q43306803)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 4322 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105 (from Wikidata)

Madrona Theatre (Q43306655)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 2815 East Cherry Street, Seattle, WA 98122 (from Wikidata)

Magnolia Theatre (Q43306658)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 2424 34th Avenue West, Seattle, WA 98199 (from Wikidata)

McEachern Auditorium (Q43306660)
item type: movie theater

Street address: 2700 24th Avenue East, Seattle, WA 98112 (from Wikidata)

Metropolitan Theatre (Q43306663)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 415 University Street, Seattle, WA 98101 (from Wikidata)

Mission Theatre, 4th Avenue (Q43306665)
item type: movie theater

Street address: 4th Avenue & Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98101 (from Wikidata)

Mission Theatre, Georgetown (Q43306668)
item type: movie theater

Street address: 5623 Airport Way S., Seattle, WA 98108 (from Wikidata)

website: http://www.georgetownballroom.com

Montlake Theater (Q43306672)
item type: movie theater

Street address: 2308 24th Avenue East, Seattle, WA 98112 (from Wikidata)

Mount Baker Theatre (Q43306677)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 2425 South Jackson Street, Seattle, WA 98122 (from Wikidata)

Music Box Theatre (Q43306680)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 1414 Fifth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101 (from Wikidata)

Northgate Theatre (Q43306686)
item type: movie theater / former building or structure

Street address: 10 Northgate Plaza, Seattle, WA 98125 (from Wikidata)

German House (Seattle) (Q55612572)
item type: historical building
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

German House is a building in the First Hill area of Seattle, Washington, which since its construction in 1886 has variously functioned as an office block, an entertainment hall and, until 1932, the city's assay office. Following World War II the building returned to the possession of its previous German-American owners; it continues today to be a popular venue for German-themed events in Seattle. It was designated a Seattle Landmark in 1983. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places as Assay Office in 1972.

Nihon Go Gakko (Q21070919)
item type: school building
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Nihon Go Gakko (シアトル日本語学校 Shiatoru Nihongo Gakko) also known as the Japanese Language School (JLS) is a National Register of Historic Places in King County based at the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington located on the periphery of the Seattle International District. The JLS provides Japanese language classes to both children and adults. It is also the oldest Japanese language school in North America.

Street address: 1414 South Weller Street (from Wikidata)

NRHP reference number: 82004245

Kerry Hall (Q61862521)
item type: university building

Street address: 710 East Roy Street (from Wikidata)

NRHP reference number: 77001337

Beacon Hill Branch Library (Q48810329)
item type: library branch
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Beacon Hill Branch Library is a branch of the Seattle Public Library in the Beacon Hill neighborhood.

website: http://www.spl.org/locations/beacon-hill-branch

University of Washington School of Pharmacy (Q19600103)
item type: university
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The University of Washington School of Pharmacy was founded in 1894 and included four women in its inaugural class of students. It is one of two PharmD granting institutions within the state of Washington. Offices are located within the Warren G. Magnuson Health Sciences Building on the University of Washington campus. U.S. News & World Report ranked the School of Pharmacy as tied for the ninth best pharmacy school in the United States in 2016.

Wolf Bay (Q49395366)
item type: bay

USGS GNIS ID: 1509602

North Queen Anne Drive Bridge (Q7056439)
item type: bridge
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The North Queen Anne Drive Bridge is a deck arch bridge that spans Seattle's Wolf Creek. The 238 ft (73 m) long steel and concrete structure was built in 1936 to replace the previous wood-constructed crossing. It serves as a connection between the Queen Anne neighborhood and the George Washington Memorial Bridge that carries State Route 99. The arch is unusually high and uses a minimal amount of supporting members. It was designated a city landmark on December 28, 1981, because of its unique engineering style.

Fire Station No. 18 (Q5451460)
item type: fire station
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Fire Station No. 18 (also known as the Ballard Firehouse) was a fire station located in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle, Washington listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is now used as a nightclub and music venue.

Street address: 5427 Russell Avenue NW (from Wikidata)

NRHP reference number: 73001876

Casey Family Programs (Q5048502)
item type: foundation
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Casey Family Programs (CFP) is a national operating foundation focused on foster care and child welfare.

website: http://www.casey.org

Howard S. Wright Companies (Q5920803)
item type: building contractor
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Howard S. Wright Companies provide pre-construction services, construction, construction management, and design-build services for a wide range of project types and industries, primarily within the ten western states of the United States. In 2008, the group was listed in the Top 100 Contractors by Engineering News-Record Magazine (ENR). The group was employee-owned and privately held until 2011, when it was acquired by Balfour Beatty.

Equal Rights Washington (Q5384140)
item type: nonprofit organization / advocacy group
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Equal Rights Washington (ERW) is Washington’s largest statewide LGBT advocacy and community outreach organization. ERW's mission is to ensure and promote dignity, safety, and equality for all lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Washingtonians.

website: http://www.equalrightswashington.org/

Roosevelt (Q7366407)
item type: tram stop / station located underground
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Roosevelt is a future light rail station located in Seattle, Washington, United States. It is situated in the Roosevelt neighborhood in North Seattle and is being built as part of the Northgate extension of the Link light rail system, operated by Sound Transit and scheduled to open in 2021. The underground station will consist of a single island platform connected to the surface via a mezzanine and two entrances along 12th Avenue Northeast at Northeast 65th and 67th streets.

Fort Lawton (Q5471489)
item type: military facility
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Fort Lawton was a United States Army post located in the Magnolia neighborhood of Seattle, Washington overlooking Puget Sound. In 1973 a large majority of the property, 534 acres of Fort Lawton, was given to the city of Seattle and dedicated as Discovery Park. Both the Fort and the nearby residential neighborhood of Lawton Wood are named after Maj. Gen. Henry Ware Lawton.

NRHP reference number: 78002752; USGS GNIS ID: 2512523

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: Closed installations of the United States Army
Seattle Mariners Hall of Fame (Q7442130)
item type: baseball
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Seattle Mariners Hall of Fame is an American museum and hall of fame for the Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball. It is located at T-Mobile Park in the SoDo district of downtown Seattle.

website: http://mlb.mlb.com/sea/history/mariners_hall_of_fame.jsp

Warren G. Magnuson Health Sciences Building (Q7970215)
item type: university building
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Warren G. Magnuson Health Sciences Center is part of the University of Washington in Seattle and the world's largest single university building with a total floor area of 533,000 square metres (5,740,000 sq ft). Although the building is made up of over 20 wings built over more than 50 years, the interior hallways are fully connected. The Magnuson Health Sciences Building is also referred to as the Health Sciences Building or Health Sciences Complex.

Nathan Eckstein Middle School (Q6969036)
item type: middle school
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Nathan Eckstein Middle School (originally Nathan Eckstein Junior High School) is an American middle school located in Seattle, Washington, and is part of Seattle Public Schools.

website: http://ecksteinms.seattleschools.org

Olympic Hills (Q7089083)
item type: neighborhood
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Olympic Hills is a neighborhood in the Lake City district of Seattle, Washington.

South End (Q7567178)
item type: neighborhood
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The South End is a group of neighborhoods in the southeast of Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.. The definition is a bit fluid, but has traditionally included the area south of the Central District, and east of Interstate 5: Rainier Valley, Rainier Beach, Seward Park, Mount Baker, and Beacon Hill. Sometimes its definition is extended to Skyway and Bryn Mawr in unincorporated King County, though these are not technically in the city. Other definitions have included northern parts of Renton and Tukwila, Burien, though most Seattleites, especially those from the South End, would consider this usage incorrect. Often the term "South End" is used colloquially to include neighboring portions of South King County, by people living in those areas, due to that area's location in reference to Seattle proper.

Ravenna Creek (Q7296466)
item type: river
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Ravenna Creek is a stream in the Ravenna and Roosevelt neighborhoods of Seattle, Washington, whose present daylighted length of nearly 3,500 feet (1.1 km) is entirely within the Ravenna & Cowen Parks.

Hamlin Robinson School (Q5645492)
item type: school
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Hamlin Robinson School is an independent school in Seattle offering a specialized program specifically for students with dyslexia and related language difficulties. The school was founded in 1983.

website: http://www.hamlinrobinson.org

BizXchange (Q4919337)
item type: company
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

BizX is an American financial technology company that operates a digital private currency (the BizX dollar) that facilitates business-to-business exchange of goods and services.

website: http://www.bizx.com/

West Seattle Christian School (Q7986450)
item type: school
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

West Seattle Christian School is a private Christian school located in West Seattle, which offers preschool and K-8 instruction. As of 2005-2006, preschool enrollment is 70, and regular school enrollment is 110.

Roosevelt (Q7366399)
item type: neighborhood
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Roosevelt is a neighborhood in north Seattle, Washington. Its main thoroughfare, originally 10th Avenue, was renamed Roosevelt Way upon Theodore Roosevelt's death in 1919. The neighborhood received the name as the result of a Community Club contest held eight years later, in 1927.

Seattle Fire Department (Q7442098)
item type: fire department
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Seattle Fire Department provides fire protection and emergency medical services to the city of Seattle, Washington, United States. The department is responsible for an area of 142.5 square miles (369 km2), including 193 miles (311 km) of waterfront, with a population of 713,700.

website: http://www.seattle.gov/fire/

Jet Kiss (Q26964821)
item type: sculpture
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Jet Kiss is a 2015 sculpture by American artist Mike Ross, installed at the Capitol Hill light rail station in Seattle, Washington. The 90-foot-long (27 m) sculpture consists of two decommissioned A-4 Skyhawk fighter jets that were sliced and arranged nose-to-nose; the piece is suspended above the station's platform level.

Georgetown Brewing Company (Q5546972)
item type: business enterprise
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Georgetown Brewing Company is a brewery in Seattle's Georgetown neighborhood, USA. It originally sold only draft beer and for a time was the largest draft-only brewery in the United States. In May 2017 Georgetown began to offer its Bodhizafa IPA, Lucille IPA, and Roger's Pilsner in 12 oz. cans. The primary brew is a pale ale called Manny's.

Foster School of Business (Q5473751)
item type: business school
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Michael G. Foster School of Business is the business school at the University of Washington in Seattle. It was founded in 1917. The school has more than 50,000 alumni, and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The school offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Enrollment each year is about 2,500 students in its undergraduate and graduate programs and more than 1,000 working professionals in its executive education seminars and lifelong learning programs.

website: http://foster.uw.edu/

Beacon Food Forest (Q4875926)
item type: park
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Beacon Food Forest is a 7-acre food forest in development adjacent to Jefferson Park on Beacon Hill in Seattle, Washington in the vicinity of 15th Ave South and South Dakota. By the design of the project, and as the area is on public land, food in the edible forest section of the project will be available freely to those visiting the park. The project also has more traditional private allotments, similar to those in other local P-Patch gardens.

Associated Students of the University of Washington (Q4809250)
item type: students' union
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Associated Students of the University of Washington (ASUW) is one of two Student Governments at the University of Washington, the other being the Graduate and Professional Student Senate. It is funded and supported by student fees, and provides services that directly and indirectly benefit them. The ASUW employs 72 students as staff, over 500 volunteers, and spends $1.08 million annually to provide services and activities to the student body of 43,000 on campus. The Student Senate was established in 1994 as a division of the Associated Students of the University of Washington. Student Senate is one of two official student-governed bodies and provides a broad-based discussion of issues. Currently, the ASUW Student Senate has a legislative body of over 150 senators representing a diverse set of interests on and off campus.

website: http://www.asuw.org/

Harvard-Belmont Landmark District (Q5676237)
item type: neighborhood / historic district
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Harvard-Belmont Landmark District is a part of Capitol Hill in Seattle, Washington listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

NRHP reference number: 82004237

Grand Pacific Hotel (Q5594863)
item type: hotel
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Grand Pacific Hotel (first known as the California Block or the Starr Building) is a historic building in Seattle, Washington located at 1115-1117 1st Avenue between Spring and Seneca Streets in the city's central business district. The building was constructed in 1890 [Often incorrectly cited as 1898] during the building boom that followed the Great Seattle Fire of 1889. The building had served as a hotel nearly since its construction, with the Ye Kenilworth Inn, operated by Minnie Hayward, on the upper floors in 1893. The hotel was refurnished and reopened in 1902 as the Grand Pacific Hotel, most likely named after the hotel of the same name in Chicago. It played a role during the Yukon Gold Rush as one of many hotels that served traveling miners and also housed the offices for the Seattle Woollen Mill, an important outfitter for the Klondike.

NRHP reference number: 82004236

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: Defunct hotels in Washington (state)
Evergreen Washelli Memorial Park (Q5417254)
item type: military cemetery
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Evergreen Washelli Memorial Park originated in 1885. It is located on both sides of Aurora Avenue in Seattle, Washington, and occupies roughly 144 acres (58 ha). It is the largest cemetery in Seattle.

Seaview (Q7442239)
item type: neighborhood
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Seaview is a neighborhood in West Seattle, Washington. Seaview is bordered by Puget Sound to the west, the Alki and Genesee neighborhoods to the north, Fairmount Park to the east, and Gatewood to the south.

William Volker Building (Q54449361)
item type: building

Street address: 1000 Lenora Street, Seattle, WA, 98121 (from Wikidata)

NRHP reference number: 83004236

Norvell House (Q7060753)
item type: house
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Designated a Seattle, Washington Landmark, the Norvell House was built in 1908 and is a late example of the Swiss chalet style of Architecture. Located in the community of Ballard, in the vicinity of Sunset Hill, it sits on its original-sized lot with impressive heritage trees and retains its flanking carriage house.

Denny Regrade (Q5259222)
item type: neighborhood
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Denny Triangle is a neighborhood in Seattle, Washington, United States, that stretches north of the central business district to the grounds of Seattle Center. Its generally flat terrain was originally a steep hill, taken down as part of a mammoth construction project in the first decades of the 20th century known as the Denny Regrade, which is another name for the neighborhood on the regraded area. The name Denny Triangle, referring to the northeastern portion of this regrading project, is a term that has gained currency as this neighborhood has seen increasing development in the first decades of the 21st Century.

Hat 'n' Boots (Q3128262)
item type: Roadside attraction
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Hat 'n' Boots is a roadside attraction and landmark in the Georgetown neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. Built in 1954 as part of a Western-themed gas station, it is billed as the largest hat and cowboy boots in America. To preserve this landmark, the City of Seattle moved the Hat 'n' Boots to the new Oxbow Park in December 2003.

Ballard Carnegie Library (Q2881150)
item type: library
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Ballard Carnegie Library is a historic library in the Ballard neighborhood in Seattle, Washington. The library was predated by a freeholders' library in the 1860s, which eventually gave way to a reading room that was organized and funded by a women's' group in 1901. With a grant for $15,000, among other funds, a new library for the then independent City of Ballard was created as a Carnegie library. The building, located at 2026 N.W. Market Street in downtown Ballard, opened to the public on June 24, 1904. Notable as the first major branch of the Seattle public library system, after Seattle annexed the City of Ballard into itself in 1907, and for employing one of the first African American librarians in Seattle, the Ballard Carnegie Library was in service until 1963, when a newer and more modern facility replaced it. After its sale, the old library building housed a variety of private commercial enterprises, including an antique shop, a restaurant and a kilt manufacturer.

NRHP reference number: 79002535

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: Former library buildings in the United States
South Shore School (Q7568453)
item type: school
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The South Shore School is a Pre-k to 8 public school in the Seattle Public Schools system. It is located in the Rainier Beach area in the southeastern part of the city of Seattle, Washington, United States. The school was founded in 2002 as a public-private partnership between the school district and the Seattle-based New School Foundation.

website: http://sites.google.com/site/southshoreseadragons/

Danny Woo International District Community Garden (Q5220952)
item type: garden
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Danny Woo International District Community Garden is a community garden on the outskirts of the International District, Seattle, Washington. It was built in 1975 and provides 101 allotments and 77 fruit trees.

The Ave (Q7715010)
item type: shopping street
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

University Way Northeast, colloquially The Ave (no period; pronounced /æv/), is a major street and commercial district in the University District of Seattle, Washington, located near the University of Washington (UW) campus. Once "a department store eight blocks long," The Ave has gradually turned into what now resembles an eight-block-long global food court. The story of The Ave reflects the dynamics of many urban neighborhoods and the social and economic problems of countless American cities, though it is also a crossroads of diverse subcultures. It is patronized by many of the nearly 96,900 students, faculty, and staff of the UW and by a population of homeless or transient individuals, most of whom are youth.

Center for Sex Positive Culture (Q5059868)
item type: organization
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Center for Sex Positive Culture (CSPC), formerly known as The Wet Spot, is a non-profit, membership-based organization located in Seattle, Washington. It organizes events and provides space for several different sex-positive subcultures, notably BDSM, Swinging, and polyamory groups. CSPC welcomes people of all sexual identities and seeks to encompass all consensual sexual practices The Center is a 501(c)(7) recreational club; its sister organization, the Foundation for Sex Positive Culture is a 501(c)(3) charitable/educational organization.

website: http://thecspc.org/

University of Washington School of Medicine (Q7896584)
item type: medical school
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The University of Washington School of Medicine (UWSOM) is a public medical school in the northwest United States, located in Seattle and affiliated with the University of Washington.

website: http://uwmedicine.washington.edu/