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The Seattle Sketcher

An illustrated journal of life in the Puget Sound region by Times artist Gabriel Campanario.

Topic: Burien

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April 29, 2013 at 5:39 PM

More to see in B-Town

Eagle Landing Park was the highlight of my visit to Burien (see my last post), but the quiet residential town south of West Seattle presents many more sketching opportunities. While I still had a bit of time, I headed to a location recommended by Jim Branson: an abandoned parcel at 1st Avenue South and…

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April 26, 2013 at 5:58 PM

Many miss natural beauty along park’s handy steps

Sketched April 17, 2013 A massive metal staircase cuts through Eagle Landing Park in Burien, connecting a woodsy bluff with a secluded beach facing Vashon Island and the Olympics. For Jim Branson, whose family owned this land for nearly 100 years, those 257 zigzagging steps are a mixed blessing. Perched on hollow concrete pilings, the staircase…

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