New from Arcadia Publishing and local author, Robin Shannon, is Seattle’s Historic Hotels, this volume is the latest in the popular Images of America series.
From Mary Ann Conklin, also known as "Madame Damnable,” who ran Seattle's first hotel, to the famous and grand Seattle Hotel in Pioneer Square, which was replaced by a "sinking ship" parking garage, thus sparking preservationists to band together to establish Pioneer Square as a historic district, Seattle’s Historic Hotels takes the reader on a travel through Seattle history.
Highlights of Seattle’s Historic Hotels:
• Is filled with more than 200 vintage images exploring the rich history of Seattle’s historic hotels.
• Features famous guests of the hotels and other memorabilia including restaurant menus and brochures.
• Explores the growth, construction and demolition of many of Seattle’s famous hotels.
Available at area bookstores, independent retailers, and online retailers, or through Arcadia Publishing at (888)-313-2665 or www.arcadiapublishing.com.
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