Why is Seattle called the “Emerald City?”

John Roderick retraces the origins of Seattle’s famous nickname, and mentions a few of his own nicknames.

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The State Hotel

  • Address: 1501 Second Avenue, Seattle WA 98101
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Seattle
  • Phone: (206) 513-7300
  • Website: www.statehotel.com

Hyatt at Olive 8

  • Address: 1635 Eighth Ave, Seattle WA 98101
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Seattle
  • Phone: (206) 695-1234
  • Website: olive8.hyatt.com

The Maxwell Hotel

  • Address: 300 Roy St, Seattle WA 98109
  • Neighborhood: Queen Anne
  • Phone: (206) 286-0629
  • Website: www.staypineapple.com