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Seattle Neighborhoods: Belltown-Denny Regrade -- Thumbnail History

The area of Seattle stretching north of the central business district from Stewart Street to Mercer Street is usually dubbed the Denny Regrade, acknowledging the area's forcible flattening by city eng...

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Seattle Neighborhoods: Blue Ridge -- Thumbnail History

In 1925, when the timberland holdings of the Puget Mill Company were sold to an eastern lumber company, the Blue Ridge community in Seattle's northwest corner became a possibility. William E. Boeing ...

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Seattle Neighborhoods: Brighton Beach -- Thumbnail History

Brighton Beach is a neighborhood on Lake Washington in southeast Seattle. It is just south of the Bailey Peninsula (home to Seward Park) and extends from the lake over Graham Hill, across the Rainier ...

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Seattle Neighborhoods: Broadview & Bitter Lake -- Thumbnail History

The Broadview neighborhood bordering Puget Sound in northwest Seattle takes its name from the expansive views that can be seen from its western slopes. The neighborhood reaches north from N 105th Str...

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Seattle Neighborhoods: Capitol Hill, Part 1 -- Thumbnail History

The Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle is part of a long ridge that overlooks the downtown. In 1872, the pioneers cleared a wagon road through the forest to a cemetery at its peak (later named Lake...

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Seattle Neighborhoods: Capitol Hill, Part 2 -- Thumbnail History

The Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle is part of a long ridge that overlooks the downtown. In 1872, the pioneers cleared a wagon road through the forest to a cemetery at its peak (later named Lake ...

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Seattle Neighborhoods: Cascade and South Lake Union -- Thumbnail History

Seattle's Cascade neighborhood, resting at southern end of Lake Union and bounded by Fairview Avenue N, Eastlake Avenue E, and E Denny Way, has its roots in blue-collar people who lived and worked in ...

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Seattle Neighborhoods: Central Area -- Thumbnail History

The Central Area of Seattle lies midway between the Central Business District and Lake Washington and is the city's oldest surviving residential area. Sometimes known as the Central District, or affec...

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Seattle Neighborhoods: Chinatown-International District -- Thumbnail History

Although Seattle's Chinatown-International District has been disrupted several times by measures that have suppressed the Asian American community, it has persisted as an important neighborhood for ne...

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Seattle Neighborhoods: Columbia City -- Thumbnail History

Columbia City, a historic neighborhood in southeast Seattle, began as a townsite developed by promoter J. K. Edmiston, who built an electric rail line from downtown Seattle through the Rainier Valley ...

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Seattle Neighborhoods: Crown Hill -- Thumbnail History

The north Ballard suburb of Crown Hill sits on a gentle rise of land stretching from NW 75th Street to NW 100th Street and is bordered by the Loyal Heights neighborhood to the west and Greenwood to th...

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Seattle Neighborhoods: Denny-Blaine -- Thumbnail History

The Denny-Blaine neighborhood of Seattle is located on Lake Washington between Madison Park and Madrona. It was developed just after the turn of the century by Elbert F. Blaine, an attorney and former...

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