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Tag: Seattle Center

The Fair that Launched the Future

February 27th, 2012

It was the 1962 Worlds Fair – this year celebrating its 50th anniversary – that did something surprising for a mostly forgotten city: It branded Seattle in a way no advertising campaign could ever have done. The fair said that Seattle was a happening place, a place celebrating science and bent on opening the doorway to the future.


Dreams Come True – Thank you!

January 10th, 2012

I have a vision for this city – a grand one that soon will be freed from a crumbling Viaduct that fenced us from the world’s sweetest deep-water harbor. I see a city that finally will be framed by a wonderful nine-acre parkland, an exciting whirlwind of activity, a skein of green pathways and trails. A waterfront for all of us, not just for cars, buses and trucks.