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Q&A with ‘Too High and Too Steep’ author David B. Williams

Originally posted on University of Washington Press Blog:
In his new book Too High and Too Steep: Reshaping Seattle’s Topography, David B. Williams tells an engaging story about the radical ways in which the leaders and inhabitants of Seattle have…

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Seattle’s Regrading Mania

From the time that settlers first arrived in Seattle in 1851, they began redesigning the landscape.  There just seemed to be something about wanting to reconfigure the topography to suit civic purposes, which drove a near-mania for regrading.  It has … Continue reading

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