Lettered Streets

Nov. 5, 2009

Fire Destroy's Historic Whatcom Middle School

Whatcom Middle School which is Bellingham's oldest school,was badly damaged by fire this morning. The school was over 100 years old. It had been going through a major remodeling and seismic retrofit to help it withstand an earthquake. The fire was presumed to be started by the welding ...

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March 25, 2009

Why the Lettered Streets Continue to Rock Bellingham's World

When you walk down A Street, G Street, any of the Lettered streets, and looking for a potential home, what are you thinking?front-of-lettered-street

I'm a New Englander, I'm thinking Providence, RI, Portland, ME, parts of Conneticut, I'm thinking tight home placement, I'm thinking fixer.  Within ...

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March 16, 2009

Lettered Streets Neighborhood


The Lettered Streets Neighborhood is located centrally, along the old waterfront of Bellingham Bay. The neighborhood was originally established as a middle-class community adjacent to the city's downtown district. Many of the homes here were constructed in the late 1890s and the early 1900s for middle-class and working families ...

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