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Standing near the front door of the Dexter Horton bank, the photographer shoots north on Commercial Street (First Ave. S.) to Yesler Way, where its continued way north was then still stopped by the Yesler Leary building, although merely the ruins. This was “Yesler’s Corner” and it cost the city a good percentage of its fire restoration budget to buy it from him followng the fire.

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