2. 1st-hill-f-Smith-Tw–June-21,-1961-WEB

Another stalwart of this blog, Lawton Gowey – Bless him – took to the Smith Tower to get this look thru the neighborhood soon to be marked by freeway construction. Like Frank Shaw, Lawton almost always dated his subjects. This one is from June 21, 1961. Our block is right of center – with the green verdure on its western half and then the alley and a few of the homes along it – the same homes that appear in the primary subject at the top of this blog. Trinity Church is above-center, and the north end of the Puget Power building is far right, at the corner of 7th and Jefferson. The Kalmar Hotel is in there too.

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