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.
Market Agenda Steering Committee meeting minutes and documents, March 1983
Meeting minutes for the Market Agenda Steering Committee including discussion of a draft document on the ideal Pike Place Market of 1993. Also included in the notes are draft ordinances regarding establishing operational policies for the Pike Place Market Preservation and Development Authority and governing the street jurisdictions within Pike Place Market.
Date: 1983-03-31View this item
Initiative Measure 276 Petition sheet, 1972
Petition for the creation of the Public Disclosure Commission to make information on campaign fundraising and expenses more transparent and available to the public. This initiative is also referred to as the Public Disclosure Act and has since been replaced by the more current Public Records Act.
Date: 1972View this item
Friends of the Market letterhead
Friends of the Market letterhead with illustration by Victor Steinbrueck. Letterhead lists officers and board of trustees members.
Identifier: spl_ps_026View this item
'The Marketplace' brochure outlining benefits of the urban renewal plan
Produced by the City of Seattle Department of Community Development, this brochure discusses the benefits of the Pike Plaza Redevelopment Plan and how it will affect Seattle. Comments and notations have been made in orange, possibly by Victor Steinbrueck.
Identifier: spl_ps_013View this item
Pike Place Market News, March 1983
Includes an article on 'The City's Downtown Alternative Plan: How it Affects The Pike Place Market' regarding the City's efforts to maintain low income housing in Pike Place Market to encourage a diverse array of inhabitants in the area. The issue also has a map of Pike Place Market listing current retailers.
Date: 1983-03View this item
'Who will save the market' script from KOMO TV broadcast, October 27, 1971
KOMO-TV Script for a special news segment documenting varying opinions on the Pike Place Market Urban Renewal plans and the Save the Market Initiative. The report contains interviews with Paul Kirk, the architect in charge of the urban renewal plans; William B. Ferguson, chairman of The Central Park Plaza Corporation-an organization with interests in developing the area; Mike MacEwan, the man in charge of the urban renewal public relations campaign; Pike Place Market merchants; James Braman, Director of Community Development for Seattle; Jerry Thon, Vice President of the Friends of the Market; Victor Steinbrueck, an architect and one of the Friends of the Market Founders; Ibsen Nelson and Fred Basetti, Seattle architects opposing the plans drafted by John Morse; Tim Manring, Co-Chair of the Alliance for a Living Market; and Lloyd LeBlanc, a member of the city's economic consulting firm.
Date: 1971-10-27View this item
Friends of the Market position statement on Pike Plaza Revelopment Project #21
The statement outlines the issues that the Friends group has with the redevelopment plan including the displacement of farmers and proposed usage of buildings in the area. The Friends group emphasizes the need for improvements that will benefit the farmers and the introduction of more low income housing in the area.
Identifier: spl_ps_015View this item
Landmarks Preservation Board Ordinance, February 12, 1977
Ordinance calling for the creation of the Landmarks Preservation Board to identify and preserve 'objects, sites, improvements, and elements having historical, cultural, architectural, engineering or geographic importance.'
Date: 1977-02-12View this item
Friend of the Market Pike Place Market Initiative Petition sheet, 1971
Petition asking the Seattle City Council to protect the market by creating the Pike Place Market Historical District.
Date: 1971View this item
'Nice Book' sign
Sign created on a white paper bag reading 'Nice Book $6.95 each.'
Identifier: spl_ps_053View this item