PIKE PLACE MARKET

The Market is a nine acre district. It extends from Lower Post Alley to Virginia Street and across from Western Avenue, up six floors, to First Avenue. The average visitor sees very little of the Pike Place Market. It is a National Historic District and is governed by a 12 member Council. 

  • OPENED IN 1907
  • 400+ RESIDENTS LIVE IN THE MARKET
  • LONGEST CONTINUALLY OPERATING MARKET IN THE USA
  • DESIGNED TO LOOK LIKE A THEATER
  •  WAS ALMOST LOST/DESTROYED TWICE IN HISTORY
  • THE FIRST COMIC BOOK STORE IN THE US IS ON LEVEL 5
  • THE LARGEST FOOD BANK IN SEATTLE IS IN THE PARKING GARAGE
  • A COMMUNITY GARDEN IS EASILY ACCESSIBLE TO ALL VISITORS
  • A FORMER BROTHEL DURING WWII IS NOW SENIOR HOUSING

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