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North Transfer Station

Location: North Seattle/Wallingford/Fremont
Address: Woodlawn Ave. N. and N. 35th St.
Acreage: ~1.1

I bet you’ve never seen a dump this fancy. The North Transfer Station, as it prefers to be known, has undergone a giant ($108 million) renovation. The building is supposedly top […]

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Troll’s Knoll

October 31, 2016
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Location: Fremont/North Seattle
Address: 860 N. 36th St.
Acreage: 0.56

Fremont’s beloved troll has a new park to play in next door to his hiding spot under the Aurora Bridge.

What was once an overgrown, weed-filled hillside is now a beautiful green space with […]

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Hiram M. Chittenden Locks

February 26, 2014
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Location: Northwest Seattle/Ballard
Address:  3015 N.W. 54th St.
Acreage: 10+

Known more casually as the Ballard Locks, this is one of the coolest public spaces in Seattle. And, amazingly, many long-time residents have never visited the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks to discover how the level […]

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Pipers Creek Natural Area

September 13, 2013
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Location: Northwest Seattle/Broadview
Address: 600 N.W. 117th St.
Acreage: 9.34

It’s difficult to distinguish between Pipers Creek Natural Area and Carkeek Park. On a map of this area of Northwest Seattle, it looks like Pipers Creek are fingers on a hand, with the hand […]

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