What's New

  • Check out our new guide to Seattle's comprehensive plan.
  • Our lobby case has a new exhibit about Seattle's involvement in World War I.
  • The Summer 2018 edition of our Archives Gazette is now available, with news about SMA programs and projects, highlights from the collection, and more.
  • We have a new online exhibit about the Boundary Dam - take a look!
  • In our latest Find of the Month, read the mayoral proclamation declaring November 3, 1968, to be Aretha Franklin Day in Seattle.


Houseboats on Lake Union, 1963
Item 181536, Engineering Department Photographic Negatives (Record Series 2613-07)

How do I find a photograph of my house?

There are several resources you can use to locate a photograph of your house. The best place to start is the Puget Sound Regional Branch of the State Archives (phone: 425-564-3940).