Category Archives: businesses
The commercial district of the Wedgwood neighborhood in northeast Seattle is arranged along the arterial 35th Avenue NE with clusters of stores at the NE 75th and 85th Street intersections. The majority of the storefronts and office buildings were built … Continue reading
Saturday, November 19th at 5 PM is the long-awaited opening of the Growler Guys at 8500 Lake City Way NE. This site on Wedgwood’s western edge was once part of a cluster of road houses along the highway.
The Wedgwood neighborhood’s two pubs, the Wedgwood Ale House and the Fiddler’s Inn, anchor the business intersections of NE 85th and 95th Streets along the main arterial of 35th Avenue NE. The story of the founding of each tavern in the … 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
In early years before the Wedgwood neighborhood in northeast Seattle acquired its identity, it did not have a commercial center on 35th Ave NE at NE 85th Street as it does today. In the 1920s there was much more residential … Continue reading