As the Alaskan Way Viaduct closes and is demolished this year, Cynthia Brothers, Founder of Vanishing Seattle shares stories about the grunge, gay and hip hop subcultures that flourished in the shadows of the structure over the past half century.
produced by Yuko Kodama, Noah Allen and Jesse Callahan
photo by Stephen Cysewski
The period of maximum constraint – that’s the term city planners are using for the next few years in Seattle, when a series of major construction projects will take place to improve transportation in the city’s core. But before these improvements are finished, there is a lot of construction and some nearby business owners are struggling with closed streets and disconnected infrastructure.
Produced by Jennie Cecil Moore
Unmute the Commute is supported in part by Just One Trip. A King County Metro initiative to get you out of your car starting with just one trip.