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GREG GILBERT / THE SEATTLE TIMES
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Thursday, May 10, 2007

Rediscovering Ballard's soul

The site of the old Ballard City Hall is at the distance in the middle of this view looking north on Ballard Avenue. Ballard was a city of its own for 16 years, and agreed to annexation to Seattle in 1907 only to gain access to a water supply.