How Seattle Measures Up Against 1962 Predictions
Predictions for the growth of ‘Pugetopolis’ were off—but not always by much.
Fifty years ago this summer, Seattle was in the middle of a major transformation. Planners were rushing to build the first World’s Fair in America since World War II. Construction was under way on a second floating bridge across Lake Washington, and the I-5 freeway was marching toward the Canadian border. Seattle was being spruced…
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