Author Archives: Wedgwood in Seattle History
Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church has a storied history as one of the oldest congregations in the Wedgwood neighborhood of Seattle, second only to Wedgwood Presbyterian Church. A Catholic parish called St. Ignatius began in the neighborhood in … Continue reading
To have 20/20 vision refers to a measure of sharpness of eyesight, being able to see clearly at 20 feet, what should normally be seen at that distance. In this new year of 2020 we may apply the concept of … Continue reading
This article by Charles Eldermire in All About Birds tells of the strategies used by birds to cope with cold weather. For the winter season we might well follow the example of the birds: Get some friends to hang out … Continue reading
The Wedgwood neighborhood in northeast Seattle abounds with delights of the holiday season in December 2019. Wedgwood’s walkable business district has coffee shops offering holiday goodies, great gift ideas from local shops, and opportunities for charitable giving. Check out the … Continue reading
Perry & Gerda Frumkin were among the young married couples who found a new home in northeast Seattle in the post-World-War-Two years of 1945 to 1965. Northeast Seattle was at that time a region where developer Albert Balch had acquired … Continue reading
The growth of Seattle is the story of waves of immigrants responding to historic events and economic opportunities in the young city. This blog article is about people on 40th Ave NE around NE 70th Street in northeast Seattle in … Continue reading
The flame ash street trees along 35th Ave NE in Wedgwood have been vibrant with color in the autumn season of 2019.