Odds and Ends

I’ve been putting off writing this entry because I don’t have much to tell. I haven’t been able to get to the Puget Sound Archives to find the photos of the buildings on Block 113 and now I have a steady job, so it is unlikely I’ll get there soon, which is unfortunate.

Also, I have done some research into the inhabitants of the building, but I can only check on genealogy websites at the library, so that’s slow going as well. Since I don’t have much to report, I thought I would talk a little about the buildings that were on the block and put them in a bit of context. Continue reading

Lot 12, Top of the Hill

modern view - Block 113

Modern Satellite View of Block 113 Courtesy of Google Maps

I’m a fairly lazy person, and the Internet only augments that in me. If I can find something online, I would rather do that in my jammies sipping a gin and tonic at 10:00 pm on a Saturday than get to the library to look up an address in the 1905 business directory at 2:00 pm. Which would take me all of two minutes. Much rather be at home.Luckily there is so much available on the Internet. Not everything, which is one of the reasons I’m doing this blog, but enough to get one started. Continue reading