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Apartments in Wedgwood: Oneida to Jasper

In the early 1900s in Seattle, apartments were built along trolley routes to close-in neighborhoods such as Capitol Hill.   Wedgwood was a remote neighborhood which didn’t begin to form an identity until the 1940s and was never served by a streetcar system.  Wedgwood … Continue reading

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Snow in Wedgwood

Wedgwood’s Wartime Snow Ted & Gerry Valaas were married on December 6, 1941 — the day before the Pearl Harbor attack which plunged the United States into World War Two.  As a pharmacist Ted was exempted from military service, and … Continue reading

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Welcome to Wedgwood!

Wedgwood in northeast Seattle is a residential neighborhood with a vibrant commercial district along its central north-south arterial, 35th Ave NE.  The neighborhood still had large tracts of vacant land until after World War Two ended in 1945.  Then the … Continue reading

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