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June 27, 1995: Operation Homestead Gets the SWAT Treatment

Seattle circa 1995: gentrification was the word. And Sidran City was then so eager to welcome NikeTown that SPD sent a SWAT team to bust a non-violent protest.
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January 21, 1997: In Search of the Golden Shower of Public-Private Partnerships

Gentrification, triangulation, and public urination, oh my! Such were the underlying themes of civic life in Seattle during the allegedly halcyon days of the dot-com boom. And such was the backstory on the date in focus here, when roughly 75 … Continue reading

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