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World’s Fair Master Plan The roots of master planning at Seattle Center stretch back to as early as the 1911 Bogue plan, which considered this area between downtown and Queen Anne for a civic center to serve as Seattle’s cultural gathering place. The Civic Auditorium (now McCaw Hall), ice arena (now Opera Center) and Civic […]

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As Seattle contemplated hosting a World’s Fair, Fair organizers created a plan to leave the World’s Fair site to the people of Seattle. In 1956, they successfully appealed to voters to pass a bond to fund a civic center and then worked with the City to appoint a committee to look at whether such a […]

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