Lesser Seattle

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Lesser Seattle was a fictional Seattle, Washington anti-growth and anti-urbanization organization popularized by longtime Seattle native and newspaper columnist Emmett Watson.[1] It was a response to the pro-growth booster group Greater Seattle Inc., which had been founded in the 1950s.[2]

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  1. ^ Walt Crowley (May 13, 2001), Watson, Emmett (1918-2001), Crusading Journalist and Lesser Seattle Founder, HistoryLink
  2. ^ Fred Moody (2003). Seattle and the Demons of Ambition: A Love Story. Macmillan. pp. 25–26.

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