The Seattle City Clerk’s on-line map of the Wedgwood neighborhood spells it with the extra “e.” The northwest corner of Wedgwood adjoins Lake City Way NE between NE 85th to 95th Streets. Wedgwood extends from NE 75th to 95th Streets and is bounded on the east by 45th Ave NE.
In the 1980s the City of Seattle began to set neighborhood “boundaries” to give Seattle residents a sense of place and of civic involvement. Today the Seattle City Clerk’s maps of neighborhoods as listed, are still given for that purpose.
Some Wedgwood residents may not feel that the City-defined boundaries match their mental map of their neighborhood. For that reason, few people realized that the western edge of the Wedgwood neighborhood reaches all the way over to Lake City Way NE between NE 85th to 95th Streets. And few people were aware that until recently, there was a trailer park…
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