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Seattle Neighborhoods: Downtown Seattle -- Thumbnail History

Downtown Seattle is not just another neighborhood. After centuries of settlement by Indians, the first Europeans to call Seattle home established farms and a steam-powered sawmill in the area of Pione...

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Seattle Neighborhoods: Eastlake -- Thumbnail History

Peering down from a Cessna floatplane circling for a landing on Seattle's Lake Union, the airborne person can easily see the wedge shape of the Eastlake neighborhood through the clouds. Bounded on the...

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Seattle Neighborhoods: Fauntleroy -- Thumbnail History

Fauntleroy sits along Puget Sound's Fauntleroy Cove in Seattle's extreme southwest corner. The community faces Vashon Island and the Olympic Mountains to the west. The site was valued by Native Americ...

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Seattle Neighborhoods: First Hill -- Thumbnail History

Seattle's First Hill rises to the east of Pioneer Square. It has been, in successive years since 1852, forest, timber for Henry Yesler's sawmill, hill of mansions and high society, Profanity Hill, and...

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Seattle Neighborhoods: Fremont -- Thumbnail History

Fremont, one of Seattle's liveliest neighborhoods, modestly calls itself "the Center of the Universe." Located north of the Ship Canal that connects Lake Union with Puget Sound, it is home to sculptur...

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Seattle Neighborhoods: Georgetown -- Thumbnail History

Georgetown became a Seattle neighborhood through annexation in 1910. It is but was not always a tiny enclave of homes and businesses hemmed in by factories, warehouses, freeways, railroads, barge term...

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Seattle Neighborhoods: Green Lake -- Thumbnail History

Seattle's Green Lake was named in the late summer of 1855 by federal surveyors who may well have encountered the lake during a seasonal algae bloom that turned it green. The Green Lake neighborhood is...

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Seattle Neighborhoods: Greenwood -- Thumbnail History

The bog once known as Woodland has become, over the past century, Seattle's Greenwood neighborhood. Greenwood extends beyond the former city limits at N 85th Street to Holman Road NW and angles into ...

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Seattle Neighborhoods: Haller Lake -- Thumbnail History

The Haller Lake community dates back to 1905, long before it was part of Seattle. Today it stands squeezed between Aurora Avenue N and the Interstate 5 freeway, and runs northward from N 110th Street...

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Seattle Neighborhoods: Interbay -- Thumbnail History

Once a salt marsh between two extensions of Elliott Bay, the Interbay neighborhood is home to businesses and industries representing the wide sweep of Seattle's history. A transcontinental railroad, f...

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Seattle Neighborhoods: Lake City -- Thumbnail History

Lake City is a northeastern Seattle neighborhood located between Interstate 5 and Lake Washington, and stretching from NE 85th Street to the Seattle City line at NE 145th Street. The automobile defin...

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Seattle Neighborhoods: Lakewood -- Thumbnail History

The Lakewood neighborhood along southeast Seattle's Lake Washington shoreline is located east of Genesee Park and northwest of Seward Park (it is often considered part of the Seward Park neighborhood)...

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