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.
Victor Steinbrueck résumé, July 15, 1971
Résumé listing biographical information, memberships, awards, professional experience, and other details of Victor Steinbrueck's career.
Date: 1971-07-15View this item
Pencil sketches of CCC camps: road construction - sloping banks; Orcas Island, Wash.
Date: 1934View this item
Municipal Plans Commission of the City of Seattle map illustrating Separation of Grades on the Seattle Tide Lands, 1911
Map showing proposed city improvements under the Plan of Seattle, commonly known as the Bogue Plan. Designed by Virgil Bogue, Seattle's municipal plans director, the Bogue Plan proposed a series of improvements aimed at beautifying the city and making it making it more cohesive after years of rapid growth and industrialization. The plan worked in tandem with the Olmsted Brothers new system of parks, begun in 1903, and proposed new government buildings, an improved city center and an interurban road connecting the city together. The plan was rejected by voters in 1912.
Date: 1911View this item
Mark Tobey message 'Keep the Market'
Mark Tobey statement expressing support for protecting the market from urban renewal plans.
Identifier: spl_ps_032View this item
Rosamond Rice letter to Victor Steinbrueck on the future of Pike Place Market, July 6, 1983
Letter from Rosamund Rice to Victor Steinbrueck in which she shares her opinions and research on the direction of the Pike Place Market and the issues it faces.
Identifier: spl_ps_041View this item
Friends of the Market letterhead
Friends of the Market letterhead with illustration by Victor Steinbrueck. Letterhead lists officers and board of trustees members.
Identifier: spl_ps_026View this item
Training dogs for Alaska outside 1108 Seneca St. home, ca. 1897
Transcribed from photograph: "Training dogs for Alaska. This in Seneca Street almost in front of our house. Where you see the fence and trees is Charlie's block. It is directly opposite our house on south side of Seneca St." In the 1890 City Directory, Orion Denny is listed at 1108 Seneca on the NW corner of Boren and Seneca. When his wife, Narcissa, died in 1900 her obituary mentioned that the couple at lived at the 1108 Seneca address for several years. In 1905, Denny constructed a larger mansion designed by Bebb & Mendel on the same street corner (which then went by the address 1204 Boren).
Date: 1897?View this item
Flyer to 'Vote No' on the Market Initiative, 1971
Produced by the Committee to Save the Market, the flyer outlines the case against the Market Initiative and states that defeating the intiative will save the market, benefit the economy, and allow for the creation of new jobs.
Date: 1971View 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
Letter from H.E. Carlson to Arthur Goodwin regarding improvements to the space near the Central Printing Company, November 26, 1927
Letter from H.E. Carlson to Arthur Goodwin describing the deteriorating surroundings around the Central Printing Company and asking for a reduction in rent so that they are able to stay in business.
Date: 1927-11-26View this item