They will travel with The Anthology to festivals and galleries, where everyone can pin and commemorate our lost spaces.If you would like to see what places have been remembered so far, explore this Google Maps version below. Submit a new location and filling out the form at the bottom of the page.(Note: to avoid duplicates, new places are reviewed before they post to the map, so don’t worry if your submission doesn’t show up right away).
It was across the street from the [Stockade] Hotel and they moved it over on the waterfront. A lot of parents and everybody else, and the master of ceremonies was General Douglas Mac Arthur.
He was all dressed up in his fancy uniform, and had on all the medals and everything. But the crowd took up Alki Avenue all the way from 59th down to 64th.
Thursdays belonged to Jackie and Ursula’s theatrical Pho Bang!
And Tuesday became my favorite night of the week, because our hostess was Ms. Connie was a character based on a Nevada prostitute of the same name in Nick Broomfield’s Chicken Ranch documentary.
Connie loved Jesus, truckers, and the sublime sounds of the Pointer Sisters-—often gracing us with the karaoke cover of ‘Slow Hand’ that would become her signature.
[...] We didn’t know it then, but those days at Foxxxes were truly the last days of disco, whose revival had been born of the Clinton administration’s easy excess.It was also the beginning of the end of what the Capitol Hill neighborhood used to be—an affordable gathering place for artsy weirdos to make their way.” -Ma’Chell Duma La Vassar, from a piece in the Ghosts of Seattle Past anthology“A. One of the first permanent structures in West Seattle, it and its original carriage house (now the Log House Museum) are two of only three log houses remaining in West Seattle.The first owners moved to Downtown Seattle after only a few years, and the Seattle Auto and Driving Club used it to gather and share meals.Keep in mind, this section is just for tracking the places lost along with a brief description.Stories, memories, etc should be submitted to The Anthology.As we segued into the Bush era, we had no idea what was about to happen to the world, and the events of 9/11 hit us all like a ton of bricks. was a cafe [...] where the Trader Joe’s on Capitol Hill is now.We may have been a club full of sluts, fags, and trannies, but we weren’t the type to fiddle while Rome burned, and as our scene came to a close, so did the carefree nature of our youth. It stood for ‘A Frilly Lacey Nighty.’ It was full of art and toasters. At the counter you could buy a slice of bread and then take it to your table and toast it.” - Vida Rose, from a piece in the Ghosts of Seattle Past anthology Built in 1903-4 as the Fir Lodge.All over the promenade and up the back streets—just a huge crowd.There must have been thousands of people.” - Merrilee Hagen, in an interview with Ghosts of Seattle Past From Shares top honors along with the Dog House on the list of Seattle's dead diners.S., although there are undoubtedly some, who did not frequent the Capitol Hill establishment, who refer to the latter as "Andy's."Seen as Columbia Billards in a 1937 PSRA image, the one story wood frame building in the Landmark District of Columbia City over the years housed various drinking establishments including The Boar's Nest, The Pink Poodle, and until its destruction in 2013 Angie's Tavern, the local watering hole sometimes referred to as "a diamond in the rough." Earlier seemingly simpler times in Columbia City are missed by some, as the historic business core converts to multi story new developments and the residential density the City of Seattle now demands.“The entrance—or exit—into the Black & Tan, they had the main door on 12th Avenue, that was where the main entrance was, but you went around the corner on Jackson there was another entrance, but it wasn’t used other than after hours or, there was one day we were told to meet up at Art’s Ten-Cent Store…But they said, ‘Okay, well just go on down, go down those steps and that’ll take you to the Black & Tan,’ it was like ‘Wow, there’s another door?’ All those years, I had been performing at the Black & Tan and they had never knew that there was an exit through Art’s Ten-Cent Store.” -Kibibi Monié, in an interview with Ghosts of Seattle Past"It is strange to me that you can go into a room and learn so much of what may happen, and why, and then that place disappears.