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Names in the Neighborhood: Wedgwood’s Boundaries and Neighborhood Identity
In the early 1900s Wedgwood in northeast Seattle did not have a name or a definite identity as a neighborhood. It took a post-World-War-Two growth spurt in population, and a housing development by Albert Balch, for the neighborhood to coalesce … Continue reading
What about the “E” in Wedgwood?
The Wedgwood neighborhood in Seattle took its name from a real estate development which was started in 1941 by Albert Balch. The naming happened gradually after Balch’s Wedgwood group of houses became well-known. In an April 1956 interview for the … Continue reading