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Walking Seattle: 35 Tours of the Jet City's Parks, by Clark Humphrey

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By Clark Humphrey

The Queen urban of the Pacific Northwest was recognized mostly for the mind-blowing forests, mountains, and waters surrounding it.

But now, what's in Seattle is as well-known as what's outdoors it. it is a shiny younger urban choked with points of interest. It's a middle for numerous hi-tech industries and a crossroads of world cultures.

Seattle can also be some of the most walkable towns within the state. It's packed with comfortable bungalows, stately mansions, postmodern palaces, and outside paintings in every single place. It has broad boulevards, slender cobblestone lanes, and carless pedestrian pathways.

Walking Seattle unearths 35 particularly designed city treks that aren't purely solid workout yet are a good way to take in the city's heritage, tradition, parks, and vibe.

Commentary contains trivialities approximately structure, neighborhood tradition, and local historical past, plus pointers on the place to dine, have a drink, or shop.

Each travel incorporates a local map and important public transportation and parking information.

Route summaries make every one stroll effortless to keep on with, and a “Points of Interest” part lists every one walk’s highlights.

Local insider Clark Humphrey leads you from Greenwood to Rainier seashore, from eco-friendly Lake to Fauntleroy, and lots of locations in between.

Walking Seattle. Get it, and get relocating.

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Louis Le Vau (1612–70) and Jules French has been dubbed “the language of Molière,” after playwright Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, alias Molière, (1622– 73), who helped create the Comédie-Française, now situated near his home in Rue Richelieu. On the Left Bank, the Odéon Théâtre de l’Europe was home to playwright Jean Racine (1639–99). -E. Blanche (about 1910) Scientists Exiled in Paris The Duke and Duchess of Windsor married in France after his abdication in 1936 as King Edward VIII. The city granted them a rent-free mansion in the Bois de Boulogne.

The Naughty Nineties The Lumière brothers captured the daring negligée fashions of the 1890s in the first moving images of the cinematograph. Central Hall of the Grand Palais The Grand Palais (p210) was built to house two huge exhibitions of French painting and sculpture at the World Exhibition of 1889. 1891 First metro 1871 Third 1874 Monet paints first 1885 Louis Pasteur Republic established Impressionist picture: Impression: Soleil levant discovers rabies vaccine 1870 Zoo animals were shot to feed the hungry (see p226) 1870 Siege of Paris 1875 station opens 1889 Eiffel Tower built 1880 1885 1890 Entrance ticket to the exhibition Louis Pasteur 1889 Great Exhibition T H E H I S T O R Y O F PA R I S Citroën 5CV France led the world in the early development of the automobile.

Shopping center Citroën Goddess (1956) With its ultra-modern lines, this became Paris’s most prestigious car. 1950 1962 André Malraux, Minister Construction of UNESCO, and the Musée de Radio-France 1945 President de Gaulle Ducting at of Culture, begins renovation the Pompidou program of run-down Center districts and monuments 1950 1955 1960 1965 1958 1964 1968 Establishment of Fifth Republic with de Gaulle as President Reorganization of the Ile de France Student riots and workers’ strikes in the Latin Quarter 1977 Pompidou Center opens.

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