Butterworth Building

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The Butterworth Building or Butterworth Block at 1921 First Avenue in Seattle, Washington was originally built as the Butterworth & Sons mortuary, which moved into this location in 1903 and moved to larger quarters in 1923. Located on a steep hill, the building has only three stories on the First Avenue side, but five on Post Alley. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP); adjacent to Pike Place Market, it falls within the NRHP's Pike Place Public Market Historic District and the city's Place Market Historical District. The building was the city's first purpose-built mortuary building. Jeannie Yandel in 2009 described it as "The city's first place for comprehensive death-related services from corpse retrieval to coffin sales." The building had the first elevator on the West Coast of the United States, used to transport bodies. A Seattle Mail and Herald account from August 1904, shortly after the building opened calls it "without question of doubt, the most... Wikipedia ( Creative Commons Attribution CC-BY-SA 4.0 )
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4.58
DISTANCE
1.91 mi
DURATION
0 h 57 m
Westlake station (Sound Transit)
Westlake station (Sound Transit)
Seattle Central Library
Seattle Central Library
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4.57
DISTANCE
0.71 mi
DURATION
0 h 21 m
Pike Place Market
Pike Place Market
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4.36
DISTANCE
2.93 mi
DURATION
1 h 28 m
Seattle Central Library
Seattle Central Library
Pike Place Market
Pike Place Market
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4.06
DISTANCE
1.84 mi
DURATION
0 h 55 m
Westlake station (Sound Transit)
Westlake station (Sound Transit)
Seattle Central Library
Seattle Central Library
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3.98
DISTANCE
3.95 mi
DURATION
1 h 59 m
Space Needle
Space Needle
Westlake station (Sound Transit)
Westlake station (Sound Transit)
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3.91
DISTANCE
2.12 mi
DURATION
1 h 3 m
Space Needle
Space Needle
Pike Place Market
Pike Place Market
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SCORE
3.86
DISTANCE
3.94 mi
DURATION
1 h 58 m
Space Needle
Space Needle
Westlake station (Sound Transit)
Westlake station (Sound Transit)
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SCORE
3.86
DISTANCE
2.98 mi
DURATION
1 h 29 m
Space Needle
Space Needle
Westlake station (Sound Transit)
Westlake station (Sound Transit)
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SCORE
3.84
DISTANCE
4.44 mi
DURATION
2 h 14 m
Space Needle
Space Needle
Seattle Central Library
Seattle Central Library
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SCORE
3.79
DISTANCE
3.96 mi
DURATION
1 h 59 m
Space Needle
Space Needle
Seattle Central Library
Seattle Central Library
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