Author Archives: Wedgwood in Seattle History
On Saturday, September 10th, there will be a tour of two modern architectural churches in Wedgwood: Our Lady of the Lake and University Unitarian. The organization which documents and highlights modern architecture, DoCoMoMo-WEWA, will host a tour of two churches … Continue reading
Seattle’s Ship Canal crosses the city like a waistline, joining the freshwater Lake Washington to the waters of Puget Sound and the Pacific Ocean beyond. The building of the Ship Canal was one of the biggest events in the history … Continue reading
Northeast Seattle has wonderful natural areas where you may see birds and other wildlife, including Magnuson Park on Lake Washington, Meadowbrook Pond at NE 107th Street on the east side of 35th Ave NE, and the Union Bay Natural Area. … Continue reading
All of the Wedgwood neighborhood came into the Seattle City Limits in 1954, and then all of Wedgwood’s businesses were listed in the Seattle City Directories. The business listings are a fascinating look at the economics and lifestyle of the … Continue reading
Wedgwoodians love their neighborhood trees. In addition to nurturing the trees that we already have, Wedgwoodians are enthusiastic about planting even more trees.
Throughout northeast Seattle there are many ravines, big and small, with creeks running eastward down to their outlets at Lake Washington. As can be seen throughout the city, there are possums, raccoon and coyotes living in Wedgwood’s ravines. It … Continue reading