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Seattle at 150: Vanishing Central District
CityStream: Seattle at 150: Vanishing Central District

Seattle's Central District has long been admired as a neighborhood rich in culture and character. For decades, a large segment of the city's African American community called the Central District home. Notables like Quincy Jones, Ernestine Anderson, Jimi Hendrix, and many others grew up there and would later gain worldwide fame. As we look back on the city's history, many say the Central District has lost its soul. But, as Enrique Cerna reports, some longtime residents are pushing for a resurgence of the old neighborhood and a return to its roots.

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