How Seattle Ended Up With the Great Wall of Waterfront Blight

Seattle Weekly | March 13, 2007
Given the acrimonious political debate over the Alaskan Way Viaduct's replacement, leading to Tuesday's mail-in advisory ballot, you'd think the elevated eyesore was controversial even before its 1953 opening -- not true.

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