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16 Photos of Columbia City Before You Were Born

Columbia City is one of South Seattle's up & coming neighborhoods these days, noted for its quirky downtown area and eco-friendly developments. Traditionally, it's one of the few parts of Seattle with genuine ethnic and income diversity and considered one of the more walkable areas in town. So let's take a look back when all those roads and sidewalks everyone was traversing were being built and rebuilt. If the neighborhood is indeed gentrifying, let's see what it was like before all of that.
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