Interuban-bld-&-Sinking-ship–6_4_10-WEB

A detail of the Interurban Building as seen over the top and open floor of the parking facility in the triangule block bordered by James Street, Second Avenue and Yesler Way, and popularly titled the “The Sinking Ship Garage.” This juxtaposition was arranged to demonstrate the point made by the developers of the garage that its architectural details would repeat the fenestration (window design) of the historic buildings that surround it. They were, of course, refering to the arches in the bent pipe guardrail – a basket handle design – at the top of the lot.

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