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What's in a name? The man behind Central District's William Grose Center
CityStream: William Grose Center - Fire Station 6

After sitting vacant for years, Fire Station 6 in the Central District will serve a new purpose. It will become the William Grose Center for Cultural Innovation and Enterprise. Many are thrilled by the prospect, but they have one question: Who is William Grose? He was a 19th century Black businessman who rose to prominence before racial prejudice took hold in Seattle. Planners say transferring this city-owned property back to the community is an important step in helping revitalize the neighborhood. Feliks Banel reports.   

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