The redevelopment of Yesler Terrace has been hard on Chi Nguyen. The 74-year-old has had to move multiple times, as the public-housing community’s aging town houses have been razed, block by block, to make way for new apartment buildings.
Lately, she also is starting to see some positive changes in the neighborhood above downtown Seattle. Since the new Yesler Terrace Park opened Aug. 25, Nguyen has stopped by daily to sit and chat, watch her granddaughters play and drink in a glorious view that sweeps from Beacon Hill across Sodo and Elliott Bay to the Columbia Tower.
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