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By Joy Keniston-Longrie

ISBN-10: 1467130524

ISBN-13: 9781467130523

ISBN-10: 1531675301

ISBN-13: 9781531675301

Seattle�s waterfront has served as a important hub for individuals, transportation, and trade seeing that time immemorial. A low average coastline supplied the Duwamish-Suquamish individuals with very good canoe entry to everlasting villages and seasonal fishing camps. excessive bluffs served as a sacred position for tribal participants� ultimate trip to the spirit international. whilst the 1st settlers arrived within the 1850s, Seattle�s coastline started to switch significantly. Emerald hills coated with dense forests have been logged for trees to make manner for the recent urban. As time handed, Seattle built a log seawall, wood sidewalks, wharfs, structures, streets, railroad trestles, and at last, a huge concrete viaduct over the unique aquatic lands, altering the average atmosphere to a equipped atmosphere. at the present time, Seattle�s coastline keeps to alter because the urban demolishes the viaduct, rebuilds the seawall, and creates an inviting new waterfront that every one will get pleasure from for generations to come.

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