The Seattle Camera Club's Headquarters were located at The Empire Hotel at 422½ South Main Street between 4th and 5th Avenue in a neighbourhood where once there were vibrant Bon Odori festivals, dairies, corner confectioner stores, fishmongers, barbers, tailors and hundreds of other Japanese businesses that made the area a lively neighbourhood, known as Nihonmachi, or Japantown. Click on the red block to see more detail.
Click here to read an extract from an edition of NOTAN, the SCC's monthly newsletter. Written by Dr. K. Koike
|1920s - 422½ S.MAIN ST, THE EMPIRE HOTEL||PRESENT DAY - 422½ S.MAIN ST, A PARKING LOT|