The Triangle

Another bifurcated view (See posts from 9.3.16, 10.11.16, and 2.6.18), this one of what was originally known as the Classic Tavern. The venue was renamed the Triangle Tavern in the early 1990s because of its shape where North 35h Street meets Fremont Place North. In 2009, the bar was rebranded again as Triangle Spirits. Despite all of these name changes, most locals simply refer to it as The Triangle.

4th & University

I drew this view from a rootop terrace on the southwest corner of 4th and University Avenues. It depicts buildings from three different periods of Seattle’s downtown development. On the right is Minoru Yamasaki’s iconic Rainier Tower of 1977. To the left is the Cobb Building, a brick-and-terra cotta Beaux-Arts design by the New York firm of Howells and Stokes, which was completed in 1907. And in the background undergoing construction is a new 58-story mixed use tower by NBBJ.

Below is another view of the terra cotta ornamentation atop the Cobb Building, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.