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Aurora Avenue: Highway Culture in Transition

Show simple item record Barrows, Naraelle Delaney, Arin Fikes, Edith Haftel, Ingrid 2006-08-15T23:03:12Z 2006-08-15T23:03:12Z 2006-03-15
dc.description Course paper for Comparative History of Ideas 270, Instructor Giorgia Aiello. 2006 Library Research Award for Undergraduates winner. en
dc.description.abstract In the twentieth century, Aurora Avenue grew into a major highway in the middle of Seattle. Homes gave way to businesses which advertised through bright highway signs. This paper documents these signs, and reports on interviews with business owners on Aurora. How can stakeholders reconcile opposing visions for the highway? The authors explore these and other questions relating to Seattle's iconic manifestation of the car culture. en
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dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.subject Photography in the social sciences en
dc.subject Aurora Avenue (Seattle, Wash.) en
dc.subject Land use, Urban -- Washington (State) -- Seattle en
dc.subject Community life -- Washington (State) -- Seattle en
dc.title Aurora Avenue: Highway Culture in Transition en
dc.type Other en

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