Backstory: How Pioneer Square’s Purple Sidewalk Skylights Came to Be
The lights reveal a dark network of passageways where old Seattle once stood
This article appears in print in the February 2020 issue. Click here to subscribe. After Seattleites carved Pioneer Square out of lush forestland alongside…
Anakaren Garcia & Gemma Wilson
Backstory: How a 1950s Seattle Ice Cream Shop Became a Boat-shaped Pho Institution
Seattle's love affair with pho started at this iconic spot
This article appears in print in the November 2019 issue. Click here to subscribe. The landmark. Pho Bac RestaurantThe location. Chinatown–International District, 1314…
Backstory: Why Some Seattle Hatch Covers Are Adorned with Street Art
A beautification effort provided art for city maintenance entries
This article appears in print in the October 2019 issue. Click here to subscribe. The Landmark: Seattle hatch covers The Location: Various locations, including downtown,…
Backstory: Seattle’s Passion for P-Patches All Started with One Community Garden
Contrary to popular belief, the 'p' doesn’t stand for peas
This article appears in print in the September 2019 issue. Click here to subscribe. The Landmark: Seattle’s original P-Patch The Location: Wedgwood, 8040 25th Ave….
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