Ballard Troll

Ballard Troll

Add an overline text Ballard Troll Frankie has made himself at home in an urban environment at the National Nordic Museum in Ballard, Seattle, in contrast to the other trolls in the project, who live in forests and on beaches. Considering that Frankie was descended from a Nordic family, it makes perfect sense. This enormous…

West Seattle Troll

West Seattle Troll

West Seattle Giant Troll Named Bruun Idun, she is one of six trolls that Danish environmental artist Thomas Dambo is building in the Pacific Northwest out of wood scraps that were destined for landfills and fire piles. One trolls lives in Portland and One on Bainbridge Island as part of the “Northwest Trolls: Way of…

Donnie Chin

Donnie Chin

Donnie Chin Oversaw the International District Emergency Center (IDEC) almost entirely on his own. His only job since he was a teenager was running the center, which was funded entirely by grants and donations. Donnie Chin gave the residents of the Chinatown International District food, safety, money, and time for nearly 50 years. Read more…

Waterfall Garden Park

Waterfall Garden Park

Enter an exciting adventure that leaves the world of reality and travels into the land of enchantment. This amazing discovery is hidden deep within the Emerald City. Behold Seattle’s very own hidden jewel, a captivating sanctuary known as the Waterfall Garden Park, as it is revealed, unveiling an astounding secret that seems to have been…

Hat n Boots

Hat n Boots

The Hat ‘n’ Boots Premium gas station opened its doors in 1955 and is conveniently located at the junction of 6800 Corson Avenue S and E Marginal Way, close to the busy Georgetown district. Its architecture was a wonder to behold, fusing lighthearted cowboy charm with useful functionality. Your attention would be immediately caught by…

Oxbow Park

Oxbow Park

Welcome to Georgetown’s Oxbow Park, a unique setting that is home to one of Seattle’s oddest and cutest roadside attractions. A peculiar sight awaits, a huge cowboy hat and some colorful boots seem ready for a giant to step in. The history of these intriguing objects may be mysterious to those who are not familiar…

Valley of the Gnomes

Valley of the Gnomes

Tucked away in the charming Madrona area of Seattle, crossing a delightful pedestrian trestle bridge that meanders over a peaceful valley filled with trees will treat you to a lovely surprise. This unassuming bridge offers more than simply a route; upon it opens up a fantastical universe full of enchanted surprises that piques the interest….

Freemont Troll

Freemont Troll

Freemont Troll The Iconic Figure Unveiling the Freemont Troll In the heart of Seattle’s vibrant Fremont neighborhood lies an iconic figure that stands not only as a testament to artistic ingenuity but also as a symbol of the area’s resilience in the face of challenges. The Fremont Troll, a colossal sculpture, came to life in…

Jade Pagoda

Jade Pagoda

The Jade Pagoda in Capitol Hill, owned by Pearl Woo, will close its doors on August 31st, 2006, after more than 60 years in business. Known as Jimmy Woo’s Jade Pagoda, after her late husband, whose uncles opened the restaurant in 1943. In 2006 the Jade Pagoda still had a rotary payphone, an awesome jukebox,…