Wasp & Pear

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The printing on the back of the postcard reads: “Olympic Hotel at Fourth and Seneca, Pacific Northwest’s finest and most versatile hotel. 800 modern guest rooms and suites. Glass enclosed skybridge connects the hotel to the Olympic garage and Airline terminal for convenient auto and air arrivals. Five restaurants and night spots.” The skybridge was removed in 1985. (Courtesy Mike McCormick) (via Field Trip - Olympic Hotel with Skybridge)

The printing on the back of the postcard reads: “Olympic Hotel at Fourth and Seneca, Pacific Northwest’s finest and most versatile hotel. 800 modern guest rooms and suites. Glass enclosed skybridge connects the hotel to the Olympic garage and Airline terminal for convenient auto and air arrivals. Five restaurants and night spots.” The skybridge was removed in 1985. (Courtesy Mike McCormick) (via Field Trip - Olympic Hotel with Skybridge)

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According to Jerry Torell, this photograph comes from around 1903 and features his grandfather Frank Oscar Boeck and his grandmother Anna Boeck standing in the door with their four children, Felix (8), Lothar (6), Erna (3), and Elsa (Jerry’s mother, 2) Built in 1892, the Hotel Columbia, pictured here, was located at 4900 Rainier Avenue South, Columbia City, and is now Lottie’s Lounge. (Courtesy Jerry Torell) (via Field Trip - Hotel Columbia)

According to Jerry Torell, this photograph comes from around 1903 and features his grandfather Frank Oscar Boeck and his grandmother Anna Boeck standing in the door with their four children, Felix (8), Lothar (6), Erna (3), and Elsa (Jerry’s mother, 2) Built in 1892, the Hotel Columbia, pictured here, was located at 4900 Rainier Avenue South, Columbia City, and is now Lottie’s Lounge. (Courtesy Jerry Torell) (via Field Trip - Hotel Columbia)

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