Pioneer Square

Located in the southwest corner of Downtown Seattle, Pioneer Square was once the heart of the city. It was here where Seattle’s founders settled in 1852. The early buildings were mostly wooden and almost all of them burned to the ground during the Great Seattle Fire in 1889. But just a year later dozens of brick buildings were constructed, which still stand today and give Pioneer Square its 19th century atmosphere.

When gold was discovered in the Yukon, prospectors met on Pioneer Square to board ships to Alaska. During this time, the neighborhood was the main outfitting post for miners.

Pioneer Square was named after the small triangular plaza near the corner of First Avenue and Yesler Way, which was originally known as Pioneer Place. One of the neighborhood’s most notable landmarks is Smith Tower, which features an observation deck.

There are some interesting stores, such as the Grand Central Arcade. Other points of interest include the Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park, Waterfall Park, Occidental Place and the Elliott Bay Book Company. You’ll also find excellent restaurants and live music entertainment here.

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