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Plans to build gondola linking Seattle waterfront unveiled

Posted on March 6, 2014

Union Street Gondola rendering. Courtesy VIA Architecture
Union Street Gondola rendering. Courtesy VIA Architecture
SEATTLE — Developers announced plans Tuesday to build a gondola that would carry passengers from the Convention Center down Union Street to the waterfront with a stop at Pike Place Market, The Seattle Times reported.

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The half-mile long Union Street Gondola will be able to move 1,800 people an hour and will be funded solely through private investment. For the full story, click here.

Seattle skyline. Courtesy Union Street Gondola
Seattle skyline. Courtesy Union Street Gondola
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