Category Archives: gas stations

Gas Stations and Growth in Northeast Seattle: Gray’s Service Station

From 1936 to 1940 King County, Washington, which includes the greater Seattle area, undertook a survey of all existing buildings, both houses and businesses. ┬áThe survey was 75% funded by the federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) which helped provide jobs … Continue reading

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Wedgwood’s Business District in 1958

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. ┬áThe business listings are a fascinating look at the economics and lifestyle of the … Continue reading

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