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The Seattle Sketcher

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

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January 11, 2013 at 9:08 PM

MOHAI looks truly shipshape

Sketched Jan. 3, 2013 When the Museum of History & Industry moved to the old Naval Reserve armory last month, the art-deco building from the Depression era became its newest, and largest, exhibition piece. I’ve seen the monumental building many times, but I had never noticed how much it looks like an actual ship ready…

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August 19, 2011 at 6:45 PM

From fishing boats to a community that floats

Sketched Aug. 3, 11:01 a.m. To understand the recent transformation of this shoreline on the east side of Lake Union, you have to go back to 2002. That’s when Wards Cove Packing Co. closed its salmon operations in Alaska and decided to turn its headquarters along Fairview Avenue East into a mixed-used waterfront community. For decades, fishermen…

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