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Chris Raschka

Season 1 | Episode 2

Follow along with New York City based children’s book illustrator, Chris Raschka, as he visits Seattle and documents his experience through his art. Chris visits three Seattle neighborhoods on his journey: Capitol Hill, West Seattle, and Fremont while capturing the subtleties and uniqueness of each. From books to record stores to parks and beyond -­‐ on this episode of “Been There, Made That.”

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Featured areas

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  • Journey
Title Description
Capitol HillView Page
West SeattleView Page
FremontView Page
Volunteer ParkLocated in the heart of Seattle, Volunteer Park is home to the Volunteer Park Conservatory and the Seattle Asian Art Museum.
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Elliott Bay Book CompanyA lovely full service bookstore, home to over 150,000 titles, set on cedar shelves in a multi-level, inviting unique atmosphere.
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Molly Moon's Ice CreamDelicious homemade ice cream in 14 rotating flavors in the heart of Capitol Hill.
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Sitka & SpruceTaste farm-fresh food in this airy space located in Capitol Hill's Melrose Market.
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Alki Beach ParkA long beach strip that runs from Alki Point to Duwamish Head on Elliott Bay.
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Marination Ma KaiMarination’s Hawaiian-Korean cuisine melts delicate heat and the flavors of aloha together in your mouth.
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Admiral TheaterA great little historic neighborhood movie theater showing first-run films in West Seatle.
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Easy Street RecordsDig through a massive selection of vinyl and CDs at this record shop and café in West Seattle.
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Gas Works ParkEnjoy stunning city views from this unique waterfront park on the north shore of Lake Union.
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Fremont TrollSee this fearsome, 18-foot-tall, car-crushing brute beneath the Aurora Bridge.
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