Tag: Seattle history

November 27, 2012

Seattle’s Battle with Houseboats, Barges and Vessels

November 27, 2012

Seattle has been famous for its iconic clusters of floating homes, barges, and houseboats for more than 100 years. The well-to-do began building their floating communities on Lake Washington and the working class along Lake Union, Portage Bay, and the Elliott Bay waterfront since the late 19th century. While they have become a symbol of

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