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The Past as Prologue

MAYBE THINGS TODAY ARE NOT ALL THAT DIFFERENT Paul Dorpat’s Now and Then column in the Seattle Times’ Pacific Northwest Magazine on Sunday, September 15, will feature a 1908 postcard with a panoramic photo taken from Fremont Hill looking across Lake Union to Capitol Hill.  What was written on the postcard is equally as interesting […]

Why is the Fremont Bridge Blue and Orange?

The Fremont Historical Society’s annual display at the Fremont Branch Library features “What the Bridge Has Seen.” Learn about  the history and relocation of the Fremont Tavern/Red Door building, the growth of maritime businesses, why the Fremont Bridge is painted blue and orange (including the role of the FNC in continuing that tradition), options for […]

BOAT PARADE & BIKE RIDE JULY 9 COMMEMORATE BALLARD LOCKS OPENING 100 YEARS AGO

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ceremonial opening of the Ballard Locks, Lake Washington Ship Canal, and the Fremont Bridge, there will be a recreation of the 1917 Opening Day Boat Parade on Sunday, July 9.   The Fremont Historical Society sends these details about the event: The Adventuress, a historic schooner, will go […]

Fremont Historical Society Receives Grant to Update Website

  Congratulations to the Fremont Historical Society whose 4Culture grant request was selected for funding. They write: “As you may recall, the funds are to be used to develop the FHS website so that material can be easily added and updated. We plan to include the digital images of the buildings in Fremont taken in […]

Go on Down to the Sea in Ships from Fremont

Sail on the Virginia V to celebrate the Fremont Bridge, the Ship Canal and Ballard Locks. Dates: Sunday, July 10th, and Sunday, August 14th, 1 pm to 3:30 pm. Cost: $15 (14 and under are free!) More information and ticket purchase here.  Summer 2016 begins a year-long centennial celebration of the completion of the Lake […]

Historical Society Hosts National Preservation Month Display with Fremont Library

Did your house pose for its beauty shot?  Visit the NATIONAL PRESERVATION MONTH DISPLAY hosted by the FREMONT HISTORICAL SOCIETY  partnering with the Fremont Public Library  in a display for National Preservation Month. Come by the library throughout May and see: Then/Now photos of historic buildings in Fremont with information on their architectural style, builders, […]

Matt Bazemore-Linden Ave N 2015

In Memory of a small community

Matt Bazemore painted this view of Linden Avenue before the demolitions that began this month, to replace these houses with 100mg clomid / cymbaltaonline-pharmacy.com / clomid side effects / cymbaltaonline-pharmacy / http://abilifygeneric-online.com/catalog/Depression/Cymbalta.htm / accutane dosage / zoloftonline-generic.com large multi-unit dwellings.  

Library hosts monthlong display of Fremont history–Reception May 9

The Fremont Historical Society reports that they “and the Fremont Public Library have a display at the library during the month of May.  It includes then/now photographs and information on several historic buildings in Fremont and an enlarged copy of the Fremont section of the 1905 Baist map.”  They say: New this year is a […]

Can your neighborhood maintain its character? Historic Seattle invites responses at April 8 meeting and online responses

Seattle Councilmember Tom Rasmussen asks Seattle to weigh in on ways to preserve the character of our Seattle neighborhoods even as they change rapidly. Some neighborhoods have design guidelines, though Fremont’s were never adopted as part of our neighborhood plan. Do design guidelines make a significant difference? What else might, to keep Fremont quirky and […]

Updates & meetings re recent Fremont issues–development, crosswalks, parklets,

Development, design and the Wake for Affordable Housing: Linden Avenue N: The hearing on Linden appeal has been continued to Monday, March 16, 40th Floor Municipal Tower. More content later. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for updates too. https://www.facebook.com/FremontNeighborhoodCouncil 743 N 35th St (next to Fremont Library), Project #3016369 Design Review Board Meeting […]