Seattle's Fremont, Washington (Images of America Series)

Seattle's Fremont, Washington (Images of America Series)

by Helen Divjak
     
 

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Lovingly labeled by locals as the "Center of the Universe," Fremont is one of Seattle's most eclectic and dynamic neighborhoods. Having been little more than lush primeval forest just over a century ago, the area grew to be the home of the city's blue-collar workers, a bohemian haven for local artists, and now a thriving urban mecca of bars, restaurants, hip

Overview


Lovingly labeled by locals as the "Center of the Universe," Fremont is one of Seattle's most eclectic and dynamic neighborhoods. Having been little more than lush primeval forest just over a century ago, the area grew to be the home of the city's blue-collar workers, a bohemian haven for local artists, and now a thriving urban mecca of bars, restaurants, hip boutiques, and art studios that cater to the worldly aware. Most recently, Fremont has become the address of hightech giants like Adobe. It continues to evolve, reflecting

the changes in industry that have contributed to Fremont's reputation as an urban area on the cutting edge.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738531199
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
06/07/2006
Series:
Images of America Series
Pages:
127
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author


Author Helen Divjak, who moved to Fremont while attending graduate school at the University of Washington,

celebrates the traditions and legacies of the neighborhood with which she quickly identified as her own home.

Fourth-generation Fremont denizen and editor Julie Pheasant-Albright adds her family's collection of historic images, including the now famous Red Door.

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