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.
'High Noon for the Pike Place Market' article from The Seattle Sound News
Article outlining the reasons to support the preservation of Pike Place Market including a description of the various supporters and opponents of the Save the Market Initiative.
Date: 1971-10View this item
'Let's Keep the Market' anniversary edition of The Weekly, 1981
Special issue of The Weekly celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Market Initiative. Features include 'The Battle of the Market, 1965-1971,' 'Mark Tobey's Market' and 'Schedule of Anniversary Events.'
Date: 1981-09-23View this item
Pike Place Market architectural plans on paper with pencil and ink
Plans depict both the upper and lower levels of Pike Place Market and list business and vendor names. Some plans are done on plain paper while others are on tracing paper. Plans are drawn with a mix of pencil, pen and colored pencil. Plans are unsigned but may be by Victor Steinbrueck.
Identifier: spl_ps_046View this item
Draft ordinance regarding street jurisdiction within Pike Place Market, April 13, 1983
The ordinance proposes giving jurisdiction of the streets within the Pike Place Market Historical District to the Market Historical Commission. The finalized version of this ordinance became Ordinance # 111235.
Identifier: spl_ps_043View this item
Pike Place Market architectural plans showing areas effected by urban renewal
One plan delineates the differences between the Pike Plaza Historic District boundaries, the Friends of the Market Initiative Petition Historical District boundaries and the market area studied by the Pike Plaza Urban Renewal economist. Another plan shows these three areas and includes the names of vendors and businesses in the area. A third plan shows buildings that are rehabitable that would be demolished under the Pike Plaza Plan.
Identifier: spl_ps_047View this item
Memorandum beginning planning for the City of Seattle Farmer and Vendor Study, October 5, 1973
The memorandum and attached documents describe the planning process for a study of Pike Place Market farmers and vendors required by City Council before any adoption of the urban renewal plans. Included in the notes are proposed questions and comments for the study from Marjorie Steinbrueck, Bob Gill and Frank Miller.
Date: 1973-10View this item
Pike Place Market wrapping paper in gray
Gray Pike Place Market wrapping paper with illustrations in red.
Identifier: spl_ps_030View this item
Pike Place Market ink drawing or screenprint
Drawing or screenprint depicting Pike Place Market at the intersection of 1st Avenue and Pike Street.
Identifier: spl_ps_022View this item
Pacific Magazine article 'Pike Place Market 10 Years After: Resisting the Tides of Trendiness,' September 13, 1981
Article about the history of Pike Place Market and the struggle by the Friends of the Market to protect the area from urban renewal plans in the 1970s.
Date: 1981-09-13View this item
'Keep our market alive' newsletter, 1971
Newsletter produced by the Friends of the Market and Alliance for a Living Market urging voters to 'Vote Yes' on the Market Initiative. Illustration on the front of the newsletter depicts Pike Place Market at the intersection of 1st Avenue and Pike Street.
Date: 1971View this item