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September 7, 2013 at 2:15 PM

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Neighborhood paints giant dragon fly


Residents paint the image of a green darner dragonfly, the official insect of Washington, on the intersection of Fourth Avenue Northeast and Northeast 60th Street. The painted bug has a wingspan of about 120 feet and will be visible to seaplanes. RLisa Cach, who spearheaded the process, said permits funding from both The Phinney Neighborhood Association and the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods. Additionally, esidents in each home that overlooks the mural had to approve the design. before they could proceed.

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