Author Archives: Wedgwood in Seattle History

About Wedgwood in Seattle History

Valarie is a volunteer history writer for the Wedgwood neighborhood in Seattle, Washington.

Requiem for the Big Green House

Some neighborhoods of Seattle have any number of houses which are one hundred years old or older, but in Wedgwood the number of hundred-year-old houses is very small.   One is the Big Green House at 7321 35th Ave NE … Continue reading

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Wedgwood Memories: If a House Could Talk

If houses could talk!  We can just imagine all the memories of Wedgwood neighborhood life from our childhood days which a house could tell.  In this guest post from one of the Seattle Urban Sketchers, Carleen Ormbrek Zimmerman captures the … Continue reading

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The Road is OPEN!!!!!

Thornton Creek Confluence Project Construction Update:  January 16, 2015 Using this week’s dry weather, the contractor was able to complete the remaining pieces of work in order to open 35th Ave NE where it has been closed since June 1, … Continue reading

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Meadowbrook Update: January 2015

On Tuesday evening, January 13, 2015 a roomful of people at the Meadowbrook Community Center, 10517 35th Ave NE, listened intently as Seattle Public Utilities Project Engineer Jason Sharpley reviewed the work done at The Confluence from May to December … Continue reading

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Work Party at the Yesler Swamp

The dedicated volunteers of the Yesler Swamp will start out the New Year with a work party on Sunday, January 11, 2015 from 10 AM to 2 PM.  The volunteers will remove invasive ivy and do native plantings. The Yesler … Continue reading

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2014 in Review: Wedgwood in Seattle History Blog Statistics

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 24,000 times in 2014. If it were a … Continue reading

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The Sea Hawk

Originally posted on Sirfishalot's Blog:
Well here we are at another years end and I hope you all had a great Christmas. I didn’t get out for bird photography nearly enough this year, but I still have a bunch…

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