Mapping Northlake

Seattle's Global Connections

Mapping Northlake traces the movement of people, raw materials, and financial capital into and out of Seattle in the decades before World War II.

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A Beehive of Industry: Boosters and the Push for Eastern Capital

In January 1907, a new weekly paper,The Interlaken,made its first appearance in Seattle. Published for four years, The Interlakenaimed to coverbusiness,real estate, social activity and all manner of local news in the Green Lake, Fremont, Latona, Brooklyn and Ravennaneighborhods. It alsosought…

Seattle Crossroads: Northlake as Northwest Transportation Hub

Narrative to be developed (below is a placeholder) Long before westerners arrived in Seattle, boats linked South Lake Union to its norther shores... As the city rapidly spread north from South Lake Union to the neighborhoods of Ballard, Fremont, and Wallingford. Brief summary of the…