Structure Type: built works - commercial buildings - department stores

Designers: [unspecified]

Dates: [unspecified]

104 1st Avenue South
Pioneer Square, Seattle, WA

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104-106 1st Avenue

Building History

Cooper and Levy sold camping equipment including foldable cots, stools and chairs, according to an advertisement in the Seattle Daily Times of 06/05/1897. The store was situated at 104-106 1st Avenue South, one door south of Yesler Way. (See Cooper and Levy advertisement, Seattle Daily Times, 06/05/1897, p. 5.)

Cooper and Levy operated a brisk business outfitting miners departing for Alaska's Cape Nome Gold Rush (1899-1909). An advertisement in the Seattle Times, 05/21/1900 (p. 5) carried the headline: "The Cape Nome Rush Hasn't Rattled Us."

PCAD id: 18479