Seattle Art From the Center of the Universe

Seattle Art From the Center of the Universe, Seattle, Washington (B)

Seattle neighborhoods are similar to the tables in the cafeteria in high school. Everyone has a place they fit in. Belltown is for the Yuppies, Capitol Hill is for the music junkies, and Fremont is for the free spirits. These free spirits/artists/hippies call themselves Fremonsters and they reside in "The Center of the Universe." 

Fremont is one of our favorite neighborhoods in Seattle. It packs an insane amount of culture, food, and activities into a tiny space and as you walk around you will be delighted to stumble upon all the wacky, weird, and incredible art Fremont has placed around its neighborhood. We give you the highlights here:

The most famous piece of art in Fremont, featured in the film 10 Things I Hate About You, is a giant troll who lives under the Aurora Bridge. It is inspired by the nursery rhyme we all know and love, Three Billy Goats Gruff, luckily our troll seems to only eat VW Beetles, not billy goats.

This statue has been an interactive work of art in Fremont since 1979. The five people and the dog waiting for the bus has always been a place where people add to the art for holidays, wedding proposals, and demonstrations.  ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Sights Map

Guide Name: Seattle Art From the Center of the Universe
Guide Location: USA » Seattle
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Sarah Miller
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • The Fremont Troll
  • Waiting for the Interurban
  • Rapunzel
  • Topiary Dinosaurs
  • Lenin Statue
  • Patches Pals

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