2021-2024 Finds of the Month

Magic Carpet brochure

Read about a serial arsonist, complaints about communes, the Magic Carpet zone, early laws about jaywalking and smoking, "rowdyism," the fate of the city's pest house, and much more.

Municipal Archives, City Clerk

Anne Frantilla, City Archivist
Address: 600 Fourth Avenue, Third Floor, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: PO Box 94728, Seattle, WA, 98124-4728
Phone: (206) 684-8353

The Office of the City Clerk maintains the City's official records, provides support for the City Council, and manages the City's historical records through the Seattle Municipal Archives. The Clerk's Office provides information services to the public and to City staff.