Suzanne Hittman Collection of the Pike Place Market
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Letter from Arthur Goodwin to George C. Mason regarding Portland public market plans, October 28, 1927
Letter from Arthur Goodwin to George C. Mason responding to his request for input on proposed building plans for the Portland public market.
Date: 1927-10-28View this item
Space Needle and Pacific Science Center, 1962
Date: 1962View this item
Jewish Transcript v. 1, no. 7, Apr. 22, 1924
Date: 1924-04-22View this item
Map of downtown Seattle and Pike Place Market
Map showing 'the leading business houses and buildings adjacent to the Seattle Public Market District.' Along with the Pike Place Market buildings, business such as Frederick and Nelson, the Bon Marche, the Coliseum Theatre are also listed.
Identifier: spl_sh_00023View this item
Bigfoot Mystery Museum facade, September 1978
Seattle - Bigfoot Mystery Museum
Date: 1978-09View this item
Letter from Arthur Goodwin to H. Greenberg regarding his display at the Economy Department Store, June 21, 1927
Letter from Arthur Goodwin informing H. Greenberg that he will be able to use one of the show windows at the Economy Department Store for his displays.
Date: 1927-06-21View this item
Aerial photograph of Pike Place Market looking north
Aerial photograph of Pike Place Market facing north. The viaduct and waterfront piers can be seen on the left side of the photo.
Identifier: spl_sh_00011View this item
Letter from Pacific Northwest Theatres, Inc. to Arthur Goodwin regarding the United Artists Theatre in Pike Place Market, February 26, 1927
Letter from Pacific Northwest Theatres, Inc. asking permission from Arthur Goodin to install a lighted sign for the United Artists Theatre (formerly known as the Liberty Theater) at Pike Place Market. The letter states that the sign will not only help the United Artists Theatre but other businesses as well because 'the sign will light up what is at the present time a rather desolate spot.'
Date: 1927-02-26View this item
Jewish Transcript v. 1, no. 8, Apr. 29, 1924
Date: 1924-04-29View this item
Letter from Arthur Goodwin to Carl F. Kruse regarding his lack of advertising support for Pike Place Market, November 9, 1927
Letter from Arthur Goodwin to Carl F. Kruse admonishing him for not advertising in the newspaper for the anniversary of Pike Place Market. Goodwin reminds Kruse that the terms of his lease require that he advertises to the amount of ten percent of his rent. He states 'We notice that you are advertising liberally your other locations, and I want to say quite frankly that we are not at all pleased with your attitude toward the Pike Place Market.'
Date: 1927-11-09View this item