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Cities are the Living Embodiments of Past Decisions

Submitted by Eric W. Johnson on April 22, 2013 - 12:21am

Margaret O'Mara, recently interviewed by the on-line journal Crosscut, is bringing urban history to life in an innovative class project on the history of Seattle's dynamic South Lake Union neighborhood. Each student in the class examined a single city block of the area and used close observation, questioning, photography, and the study of public documents, to create a fascinating online portfolio of its micro-history. Read the full interview at History News Network (HNN), shorter version at Crosscut.

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