Pike Place Market Seattle, Washington

Part of the Pike Place Market Historic District, Seattle's Pike Place Market was founded in 1907 and is still flourishing today. Containing some 200 local independent businesses, the indoor farmers market retains its historic character and is especially famed for its fresh seafood, produce, and flowers.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
267319
Names
Pike Place Market
Coordinates
47.6092859° N, 122.3404978° W
Dates
1907

Quotes

The Market is yours. I dedicate it to you and may it prove of benefit to you and your children. It is for you to protect, defend, and uphold and it is for you to see that those who occupy it treat you fairly. … This is one of the greatest days in the history of Seattle.

— Councilman Thomas Revelle, dedication speech, 1907

Location Map

Map showing the location of Pike Place Market, Seattle, Washington. (Note: The address shown in the upper-left panel is sometimes inaccurate.) Click here to view larger.

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Timeline

1907
Construction of Pike Place Market begins
17 Aug 1907
Opening day of Pike Place Market
30 Nov 1907
Seattle City Councilman Thomas Revelle dedicates Pike Place Market to the people
1912
Corner Market building opens at Pike Place Market
1922
Construction of Pike Place Market completed
13 Mar 1970
Pike Place Public Market Historic District added to National Register of Historic Places
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National Register Data

Pike Place Market has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places with the following information. Note: some of this data may have become outdated since the listing date. View full NRHP data →

National Register ID
70000644
Date Listed
19700313
Name
Pike Place Public Market Historic District
Other Names
Pike Place Public Market;See Also:Alaska Trade Building;Butt
Address
Roughly bounded by 1st and Western Aves. and Virginia and Pike Sts., Economy Market wall and Outlook Building
City/Town
Seattle
County
King
State
Washington
Category
district
Creators
Goodwin, Frank
Level of Significance
local
Years of Significance
1903; 1910; 1914
Areas of Significance
COMMERCE; AGRICULTURE; ARCHITECTURE; POLITICS/GOVERNMENT; EUROPEAN; ASIAN; SOCIAL HISTORY