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October 7, 2021

Tours, special events mark 50 years since Pike Place was saved from the wrecking ball

By EMMA HINCHLIFFE
A/E Editor

Photo by Daniel Schwen [enlarge]
Pike Place Market, founded in 1907, was saved from destruction in 1971.

Next month marks the 50th anniversary of the successful campaign to save Seattle's iconic Pike Place Market. On Nov. 2, 1971, 59% of Seattleites voted to save the market from destruction.


 
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