Pioneer Square-Skid Road District

Roughly bounded by the Viaduct, Railraod Ave. S., King St., 4th and 5th Aves., James and Columbia Sts. incl. 500 blk 1st, Seattle, Washington


National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 22, 1970
Reference number
Architectural styles
Victorian; Victorian: Romanesque; Chicago
Areas of significance
Industry; Community Planning and Development; Commerce; Social History; Engineering; Landscape Architecture; Politics/Government; Transportation; Social History
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Hotel; Business; Meeting hall; City hall; Theater; Manufacturing facility; Military facility
Current functions
Park; Hotel; Business; City hall; Museum; Manufacturing facility; Road-related
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949
Significant years
1889; 1897; 1931
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 129
Contributing structures: 2
Contributing sites: 7
Contributing objects: 3
Non-contributing buildings: 31
Non-contributing structures: 3
Non-contributing sites: 7
Non-contributing objects: 11


19th Century (37,747)
Brick (42,462)
Built 1889 (690)
Built during 1880s (6,474)
District (10,503)
Elmer H. Fisher (2)
King County, Washington (312)
Romanesque (2,722)
Seattle, Washington (160)
Stone (26,160)
Victorian (19,698)
Washington (1,978)