Hat n Boots

Hat n Boots

The Hat ‘n’ Boots Premium gas station opened its doors in 1955 and is conveniently located at the junction of 6800 Corson Avenue S and E Marginal Way, close to the busy Georgetown district. Its architecture was a wonder to behold, fusing lighthearted cowboy charm with useful functionality. Your attention would be immediately caught by…

Jade Pagoda

Jade Pagoda

The Jade Pagoda in Capitol Hill, owned by Pearl Woo, will close its doors on August 31st, 2006, after more than 60 years in business. Known as Jimmy Woo’s Jade Pagoda, after her late husband, whose uncles opened the restaurant in 1943. In 2006 the Jade Pagoda still had a rotary payphone, an awesome jukebox,…