Photos by Tag: Commercial

February 20th, 2020

Leaving the city

Hawk soars over the south end of Commercial Avenue in an area where city gives way to country in Anacortes.

August 9th, 2011

3rd and Commercial

One of my favorite blocks, as viewed from the cupola at the Majestic Inn and Spa. The antique shop is located at the intersection of 3rd and Commercial Avenue, just up the street from the port’s administrative offices.

July 28th, 2011

Artistic greeting

Extending a greeting to folks on Commercial Avenue in Anacortes is this interesting trio of figures, part of the city’s public art display. This piece is located at the corner of 32nd and Commercial Avenue. Look for numerous other pieces along the avenue.

April 8th, 2011

Moving horizon

There are times when a glance to the north end of Commercial Avenue gives the sense our downtown is in motion. In fact, that sensation is created when a huge oil tanker departs from one of the refineries on March’s Point. The tankers are BIG, and often riding high as they churn past the dock […]

March 7th, 2011

Monday sunshine

Commercial docks at Cap Sante Boat Haven were busy Monday, as were sidewalks filled with walkers enjoying the sunshine and blue skies.

November 8th, 2010

Silver blues

Late afternoon scene at the Port’s Cap Sante Boat Haven commercial docks.

October 25th, 2010

Rain or shine

No one can accuse these folks, or their peace counterparts across the street, of being fair weather activists. Peace signs, American flags and message placards appeared Sunday on all four corners of Commercial Avenue and 12th Street. Andy Stevens (right) and his compatriots expressed support of military action in the Middle East.

September 28th, 2010

Seiner crew

This is a busy season for commercial fishermen, as evidenced by activity Tuesday at Cap Sante Boat Haven. This is the crew of the salmon purse seiner

December 17th, 2009

Hole on Commercial

A Strandberg Construction crew spent a couple of days last week demolishing this building at the corner of 25th Street and Commercial Avenue. The cinderblock building last housed a tile shop. Anyone know plans for vacant lot?

September 4th, 2009

New art

This is a new piece of art displayed on Commercial Avenue near Bob’s Chowder Bar and BBQ Salmon, 3320 Commercial Avenue. “Red Glow” was created by Jeff Tangen. See for details.

July 29th, 2009

Business photo

Anacortes American publisher Jack Darnton (right) and staff presided over a community “business portrait” Wednesday at the corner of 5th and Commercial Avenue. This shot was taken shortly after the 7:30 a.m. event, which featured pastries and fruit from Gere A Deli and coffee from Johnny Picasso’s. The morning Kiwanis group showed up in force […]

July 17th, 2009

Stripe sharpening

While south Commercial Avenue construction work continues, activity on the north end included re-striping of center lines by a city crew. Just in time for Shipwreck Day, the giant garage sale set for Saturday, July 18 in the downtown area.

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