Greetings from Seattle, Washington, USA

Thursday, December 3, 2015

St James Cathedral Seattle [1910 and 2013]

From our collection of old postcards ...

Saint James Cathedral, Seattle, Washington
Postcard published about 1910
#13 of a series: Pacific Northwest Photographic Series

Back of the unused card.

Description enlarged.

Tallest Building in Seattle with
Observation Deck on 73rd floor
we visited in July, 2013

View of Seattle from Observation Deck
(Twice the height of the Space Needle)

Looking down on Saint James from the observation deck.
Our photo from July 2013

Compare the new to the old.
Thank you for stopping by John's Island.


  1. The cathedral looks beautiful, lovely views and postcards. Have a happy day!

  2. you have some great targets to gaze at in Seattle, that's for sure.

  3. I will make an effort to go inside that cathedral next time I'm in Seattle, John. It's really beautiful from the outside. Thanks for the views. :-)

  4. What a lovely cathedral!

  5. A beautiful cathedral it is indeed!! Love your "photo trip" to Seattle!! I do miss it!! I hope you have a lovely weekend, John!! Enjoy!!!

  6. Awesome header. I'm not sure how long it's been there before I noticed it. That beautiful cathedral has served the area for a long time.

  7. Those are some amazing views from way up there.

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  9. Those are some great building shots John! The cathedral is lovely and looks magnificent from the air. I like your new header too. The light is wonderful and the whole scene looks like a painting.

  10. Awesome to see the cathedral then and now!