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Monday, October 22, 2012

Seattle's Arabian Theatre, ca. 1925

THEN: The Arabian Theatre opened in 1925 on Aurora Avenue North. With its exotic tower and stained glass, the theater was designed to lure motorists and shoppers on this almost endless strip of small businesses. The towers of Daniel Bagley Primary School are seen left of center.