Chestnut District

March Chestnut Update

Chestnut branches

To the untrained eye the Chestnut District may appear to be the Deciduous Tree District.

Chestnut leaf bud

But it's springtime and the trees are starting to leaf.

Chestnut leaf

In a few months this leaf will be enormous.

Chestnut

A few chestnuts have leafed.

Chestnut District

What a lovely street!

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Blogger JvA said...

This is 17th Ave. NE in 1951. Is this near you?

http://clerk.ci.seattle.wa.us/~archives/photos/42/400/42889.gif

Here's 55th between 11th and 17th back in 1927:

http://clerk.ci.seattle.wa.us/~archives/photos/50/400/50010.gif

April 13, 2007 at 6:10 PM  
Blogger Chris said...

I have no idea!

How did you find those photos?

April 13, 2007 at 9:43 PM  
Blogger JvA said...

Searched the Seattle photo archive for words like "ravenna" and "17th."

http://clerk.ci.seattle.wa.us/~public/phot1.htm

April 14, 2007 at 4:12 PM  

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