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|File:Seattle - Pioneer Square, looking east on Yesler Way 01.jpg
Yesler Way at 1st Avenue, looking east from the bottom of the hill.
|Former name(s)||Mill Street|
|Maintained by||Seattle Department of Transportation|
|Length||2.2 mi (3.5 km)|
|West end||Alaskan Way at Colman Dock|
|Broadway at Yesler Terrace|
|East end||Leschi Park|
Yesler Way is an east–west street in downtown Seattle named for Henry Yesler. East–west streets in Seattle south of Yesler Way are prefixed “South”; avenues are suffixed with “South” as they cross Yesler Way.
- Dorpat, Paul (October 8, 2015). "Check out Seattle’s building boom of 1883". The Seattle Times. Retrieved December 5, 2015.
- Google (December 5, 2015). "Yesler Way" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved December 5, 2015.
- Crowley, Walt; Dorpat, Paul (1998). "Navigating Downtown". National Trust Guide, Seattle: America’s Guide for Architecture and History Travelers. New York: John Wiley & Sons. p. 22. ISBN 978-0-471-18044-9. LCCN 97-34627. OCLC 37527608. OL 687664M.
avenues south of Yesler Way are followed by ‘South’ . . . Streets south of Yesler Way bear the prefix ‘South’
- Durham, Scott (May 31, 2010). "Key to Central District street addresses". Central District News. Seattle. Archived from the original on September 28, 2015. Retrieved December 5, 2015.
The north/south streets become suffixed with ‘South’ when they are south of Yesler Way . . . East/west streets that are south of Yesler Way are prefixed with ‘South’
- Morrison, Patt (March 24, 1987). "Original ‘Skid Road’: Homeless Add a Sad Note to Gentrified Seattle Area". Los Angeles Times. ISSN 0458-3035. Archived from the original on October 25, 2015. Retrieved December 5, 2015.
Yesler Way—the nation’s original ‘Skid Row’ . . . Skid Road was christened here in the 1850s, when logs were ‘skidded’ by horses, mules or oxen down the steep, timber‑lined path to Henry Yesler’s thriving sawmill on Elliott Bay.
- Media related to Yesler Way, Seattle at Wikimedia Commons
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