Original Starbucks

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Original Starbucks
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The store's exterior in March 2006
Coordinates47°36′36″N 122°20′33″W / 47.609899°N 122.342441°W / 47.609899; -122.342441Coordinates: 47°36′36″N 122°20′33″W / 47.609899°N 122.342441°W / 47.609899; -122.342441
AddressPike Place Market, downtown Seattle, Washington, United States
Opening date1971

The Pike Place Starbucks store, also known as the Original Starbucks, is the first Starbucks store, established in 1971 at Pike Place Market, Downtown Seattle in Washington. It has kept its early appearance over time, and is subject to design guidelines and historic significance.[1] It is known for tourist attraction and hosting crowds.[2][3] While commonly referred to as the first Starbucks location, the current address is the second for the Pike Place store. The first restaurant was located at 2000 Western Avenue for five years. It is currently located in 1912 Pike Place.[4]

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  1. ^ "Visiting Seattle: Points of Interest". City of Seattle. Retrieved March 8, 2018.
  2. ^ "Pike Place, parks and museums make Seattle shimmer". Fox News Channel. September 23, 2012. Retrieved April 8, 2014.
  3. ^ "The Complete Guide to Pike Place Market: Key Attractions". Visit Seattle. Retrieved April 8, 2014.
  4. ^ Stephen Brewer; Constance Brissenden; Anita Carmin (26 September 2012). DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Pacific Northwest. Dorling Kindersley. pp. 135–. ISBN 978-1-4053-7081-3. Retrieved 12 November 2012.

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