When you think of "whales" in Seattle, you think of people like Paul Allen and Bill Gates. People who dominate the real estate market and leave a major imprint on the city. But long before either of them were born, there were people who literally left imprints on this city thanks to their money and real estate ventures. These are the people whom we've name streets, buildings, neighborhoods and even whole cities after. They are Seattle's original whales.
Let's take a look around Seattle at the places, businesses and iconic spots left behind by those who started this backwoods, lumber town that became the Emerald City.Read More