Peter Steinbrueck Pike Place Market Collection
Preview up to 100 items from this collection below. Seattle’s Pike Place Market became a historic district in 1971, the result of grassroots organizers led by Victor Steinbrueck. This collection features blueprints, posters, articles and papers related to the market.
Pike Place Market campaign buttons
Buttons with campaign slogans in support of or against the Friends of the Market Initiative to protect Pike Place Market from urban renewal plans.
Date: 1971View this item
Pike Place Market architectural plans by George Bartholick, 1975
Architectural plans created by George Bartholick, an architect who worked on the restoration of Pike Place Market between 1974 and 1980. The plans depict several levels of the market including the Arcade and Mezzanine.
Date: 1975-01View this item
Pike Place Market News, April 1984
Includes an article discussing the role of the Historical Commission in allowing larger businesses into Pike Place Market and raises concerns over what this will mean for the small business owners already struggling to survive. The issue also has a map of Pike Place Market listing current retailers.
Identifier: spl_ps_049View this item
Open since 1975, Bruno's serves Mexican and Italian food as two separate parts of its menu, rather than trying to combine the two cuisines.
Date: UnknownView this item
Urban design plans for the Pike Plaza Project, 1968
Design plans created by the John Morse & Associates architecture firm outlining the proposed changes to the Pike Place Market area under the urban renewal plans.
Date: 1968-07View this item
Memorandum describing the preliminary outline for the City of Seattle Farmer and Vendor Study, November 1973
The memorandum and attached documents outline a plan for a 30 day survey examining methods to attract farmers and vendors to Pike Place Market.
Date: 1973-11-27View this item
Pike Place Market architectural plans
The plans depict the original Pike Place Market Historical District in comparison to the areas that would be effected by the new districted proposed by the Friends of the Market and the area effected by the Pike Plaza Urban Renewal Project. Also included are plans depicting the farmers, vendors and other businesses in Pike Place Market.
Identifier: spl_ps_018View this item
Pamplet to vote no on the Market Initiative, 1971
Distributed by the Committee to Save the Market, the pamphlet describes the reasons that the market initiative should not be passed. They argue that Pike Place Market is already protected as a historic site and failure to redevelop Pike Place Market would jeopardize the federal funds allocated for urban renewal.
Date: 1971View this item
Rosamond Rice letter to Victor Steinbrueck on the future of Pike Place Market, July 6, 1983
Letter from Rosamund Rice to Victor Steinbrueck in which she shares her opinions and research on the direction of the Pike Place Market and the issues it faces.
Identifier: spl_ps_041View this item
Memorandum regarding a draft Market Ordinance, July 1983
Memorandum addressed to the Pike Market PDA Ordinance Advisory Group from Michael Hildt regarding a new draft of the ordinance on establishing operational policies for the Pike Place Market Preservation and Development Authority. Included is a copy of the draft ordinance and a copy of the agreement between the City of Seattle and the Pike Place Market Preservation and Development Authority.
Date: 1983-07-13View this item