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New on the local art scene, this tiny, ivory-toned gallery is full of carefully curated contemporary art, with an emphasis on European artists. The pleasure of it comes from the selection, which is intriguing and thought-provoking in a subtle, unthreatening way. A recent highpoint was an unprepossessing series of photos taken during a crossing of the English Channel and then pasted together to show the entire Channel. Now that's a photograph.
Built in 1892, and rebuilt in 1902 after a fire destroyed most of the original building, Trinity Parish Episcopal Church situated on 8th Avenue in the heart of Seattle is a historic and popular church that is visited by devotees from across the city in large numbers. This church building reflects the English Gothic Revival Style and is one of the most important cultural landmarks of the neighborhood. Tourists from afar visit in large numbers to take a look at the famed stained walls of this church. The spiritual and serene atmosphere at Trinity Parish Episcopal is ideal for those looking to get away from the rest of the world for some time or for those looking to light a candle and pray.
Saint James Cathedral is located in the First Hill area, overlooking downtown Seattle. With its elegant facade and double steeples, the cathedral epitomizes quiet grace. Opened only on selected holy days, the two new bronze ceremonial doors, by renowned German artist Ulrich Henn, tell the story of the great procession of the human family towards the heavenly city. The cathedral holds a full schedule of services. Mass is offered several times a day all week.
1411 Fourth Avenue Building is an iconic architectural landmark located in the epicenter of the business district. This 15-story building is beautifully preserved and is replete with marble corridors and an Art Deco basement. It features on the National Register of Historic Places.