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Everyone I know adores the architectural ornamentation of Seattle's Arctic Club (now The Arctic Club Hotel, a 120 room beauty of a place to stay). The entrance once featured a life-sized polar bear sculpture. I have yet to find out what became of it. The third floor exterior still features 29 charming life-sized walrus heads. These originally featured genuine ivory walrus tusks. Those have since been replicated with beautiful curving terra cotta tusks created in the eastern US by one of only two remaining manufacturers of architectural terra cotta tiles and ornaments. Several photographer friends have mentioned trying to come up with a satisfying angle to capture a shot that does these beauties justice. I imagine a window in a building across the street might be a fun vantage point.