Thursday, October 1, 2009

Seattle's Infamous Aurora Ave N.

aurora ave N, dave grohl of the foo fighters song, hwy 99 seattleAlso known as Hwy 99, this place has recently become the subject of Seattle's City Council, who are looking to revive this grungy part of town. It's peppered with X-rated video stores, burlesque strip clubs, decaying buildings, burned out neon signs and potholed asphalt. The Seattle Times wrote an article recently about 99, read it HERE.
These photos shot for Kristi Waite between 100th and 110th ave of Aurora Ave N., where Dave Grohl (lead singer of the Foo Fighters) used to live when he played in Nirvana.