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The Seattle Sketcher

An illustrated journal of life in the Puget Sound region by Times artist Gabriel Campanario.

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February 22, 2013 at 10:18 PM

The beacon that graduated Amazon

Sketched Feb. 12, 2013 

It sits atop Beacon Hill like, well, a beacon: the striking orange brick
 building that no one seems to call by the same name. 
Built in 1933 as the U.S. Marine Hospital, it was later known as the 
Pacific Medical Center and still houses the medical provider in the
 ground and basement…

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April 1, 2011 at 11:40 AM

Parked out at new view

Sketched March 22, 2:14 p.m. Since the construction fence came down last fall, Matt Buhl has come to Beacon Hill’s Jefferson Park more than 40 times. His dog, Bauser, runs alongside as he bikes to the top of the hill, where a new, neatly landscaped vista point offers one of the best views of Seattle…

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