Lowell's Restaurant Seattle

Getting through the “Sanitary Market” to Lowell’s, from 1st Ave to the cobblestones and Main Arcade

smktThe Sanitary Market building, across the cobblestones from Lowell’s in the main area of Pike Place Market, always provokes the question; “Sanitary Market?’ Isn’t the whole market sanitary?”

The Sanitary Market was so named back in the early 1900’s when the market was served by dairy farmers, fishermen and produce vendors that arrived with their horse drawn wagons laden with their wares. Vintage photographs we’ve framed inside Lowell’s show not only us in those days, but also those farmers unloading the wagons while their horses munched out of their feed bags.

On the arcade side, where we are, there was yet to be built the long wall enclosing the arcade from the elements and so the produce stalls were able to be loaded daily with fruit and veggies straight off the backs of those wagons.

THE SANITARY MARKET, though, did not allow horses inside or close enough to the dairy farmers, in order to prevent any “horse apples” from contaminating the milk, cream, butter and all the other fresh dairy products. The Sanitary Market still has a small, fresh dairy vendor inside, “THE CREAMERY”, which is owned and operated by our good friend Nancy Nipples. Stop by and grab some organic eggs (hen, duck, quail, emu, ostrich!) or some fresh whole milk with the layer of cream on top the same as the 1900’s as well as fresh goat milk, yogurts, vegetarian items and all sorts of unique products that Nancy carries that are good for you!

The Sanitary Market now has every other building in Pike Place Market joining it in our mutual sanitary cleanliness,  each with its own unique history and stories, and the photographs adorning our stairwell walls as well as our booth atrium walls and scattered around all three floors tell a portion of Lowell’s stories…Join us!

~MarkSanitary MKT Vintage


Nine Comments

  1. Sam Chhoun says:

    April 25, 2013 at 12:00 pm

    In some countries, especially those with small numbers of animals being milked, as well as harvesting the milk from an animal, the dairy may also process the milk into butter, cheese and yogurt, for example. This is a traditional method of producing specialist milk products, especially in Europe…

    My own, personal internet page
    <a href="http://www.caramoanpackage.com/caramoan-tour-package

  2. Realistic Temporary Tattoos says:

    March 9, 2014 at 5:26 am

    Hi there it’s me, I am also visiting this web page regularly,
    this web site is genuinely good and the viewers are really sharing nice thoughts.

  3. Evonne says:

    August 22, 2014 at 5:21 am

    I see you share interesting stuff here, you can earn some additional cash, your website has huge potential, for
    the monetizing method, just search in google – K2 advices how to monetize a website

  4. Stephanie says:

    August 27, 2014 at 7:00 am

    I read a lot of interesting posts here. Probably you spend a lot of time writing, i know how to save you a
    lot of time, there is an online tool that creates high quality, SEO friendly
    articles in seconds, just search in google – laranitas free content source

  5. Betmate says:

    August 17, 2022 at 6:42 am

    뱃할맛이 나는곳 먹튀검증 안전한메이져

  6. keonhacai says:

    March 21, 2023 at 6:52 pm

    Your skill is great. I am so grateful that I am able to do a lot of work thanks to your technology. keonhacai I hope you keep improving this technology.

  7. kakade says:

    October 17, 2023 at 8:32 pm

    Next time I read the blog, I hope it won’t disappoint me as much as this one did. I mean, I know reading is my choice, but I actually think you have something interesting to say.https://www.totovera.com

  8. kakade says:

    November 7, 2023 at 4:45 pm

    Thank you for your suggestion. Thank you for your high-quality blog. This is very beneficial for me. I am very satisfied that I discovered this blog. Thank you for sharing with us.https://www.totovera.com

  9. kakade says:

    November 26, 2023 at 9:59 pm

    Hello! Good post! Please let us know when we can see the follow-up! Thank you for this useful article, waiting for such an article again.https://www.totochips.com

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *