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Top 10 Seattle by Eric Amrine

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In the late 19th century, Scandinavian loggers and fishermen established a working waterfront which is still functioning a full century later. Seattle annexed Ballard in 1907, taking advantage of the huge econom­ic growth the mill town fostered; by then Ballard was the state’s third largest city. Seattle’s commercial fishing fleet resides at Fishermen’s Terminal just across Salmon Bay. The late 1990s dot.com boom made real estate prices skyrocket, and scores of boutiques, art galleries, and restaurants opened, ...

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